MIMS Education

Redefining the Role of B Vitamins in the Management of Peripheral Neuropathy

Redefining the Role of B Vitamins in the Management of Peripheral Neuropathy

EndocrinologyGeneral PracticeGeriatric MedicineNeurology
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CME Accreditation:

Hong Kong College of Physicians

1 CME Point Available

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  • A certificate can be downloaded upon successful completion

About this course

The talk given by presenter Dr Pinzon, specialist in neurology at Universitas Kristen Duta Wacana Medical Faculty, Yogykarta, Indonesia, and discussed by Dr Tsang, specialist in endocrinology, metabolism and diabetes at Central Specialist Medical Centre, Hong Kong, China, will provide knowledge essentials to diabetologists, endocrinologists, general practitioners and neurologists about peripheral neuropathy in terms of its diagnosed prevalence, etiology, diagnostic methods, prevention, unmet need, and treatment strategies.

Topics covered

  • Diabetes as the most common cause of neuropathy
  • Peripheral diabetic neuropathy (PDN) prevalence
  • Diagnostic tools
  • Reasons for PDN being underdiagnosed
  • Unmet needs with available medications
  • Role of vitamin B complex in management of PDN
  • Clinical outcomes following treatment with vitamin B complex

Learning outcomes

  • Increased awareness of PDN
  • Knowledge of available diagnostic tools
  • Ability to diagnose PDN
  • Appreciation of preventative measures
  • Understanding of the key unmet needs, in particular, inadequate PDN control with currently available treatments
  • Grasping the role of B vitamins in PDN management
  • Knowledge of PDN clinical outcomes with use of a vitamin B complex

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