MIMS Education

EASD/AFES Highlights: Know the Signs of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

EASD/AFES Highlights: Know the Signs of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Internal MedicineGeneral PracticeEndocrinologyNephrology
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Overview

About this course

This e-learning module provides insights on challenges posed by diabetic peripheral neuropathy, a disease affecting not only those diagnosed with diabetes but also those in the prediabetic state.

Learning outcomes

  • Discuss the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetes peripheral neuropathy
  • Learn about prevention, management of risk factors, and early diagnosis
  • Understand the vital role of B vitamins and dose adjustments when given for nerve health

Topics covered

  • Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN)
  • DPN in pre-diabetes
  • Managing DPN with neurotropic B vitamins