Category Archive: Neuropathy

Neuroplasticity: Toronto’s Dr. Popovic, is stimulating brain cells to restore muscle memory in people with paralysis.

June 24, 2018

  This wearable medical device could help people with paralysis move again CBC Radio · June 22 Physiotherapist Bastien Moineau demonstrates how the computer technology in this garment is designed to stimulate muscles to perform routine tasks.  Listen13:27 Bonnie Brown's documentary 'The Mind Moves in Mysterious Ways' explores a made-in-Canada invention that's helping paralyzed Canadians regain movement in their limbs. Click 'listen' above to hear the documentary.    In a split second, life as they had known it, was over. And the prognosis was pretty clear.  "The…

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As it was in the Beginning: Diabetic Neuropathy is at the bottom of the stairway to amputation.

April 6, 2018

Diabetic Neuropathy Updated: Mar 07, 2018  Author: Dianna Quan, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more… Share           Feedback Practice Essentials Diabetic neuropathy is the most common complication of diabetes mellitus (DM), affecting as many as 50% of patients with type 1 and type 2 DM. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy involves the presence of symptoms or signs of peripheral nerve dysfunction in people with diabetes after other possible causes have been excluded. [1]  Signs and symptoms In…

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NEWSFLASH!!!! Robots are taking over the world. (at least to help diagnose diabetic end organ damage)

November 30, 2016

Artificial intelligence screens for diabetic retinopathy Google scientists say ‘deep learning’ algorithm has high sensitivity and specificity WRITTEN BY ANDREW SKELLY ON NOVEMBER 29, 2016 FOR CANADIANHEALTHCARENETWORK.CA  Read more articles on:  diabetes  Email Print Text size Comment In yet another sign of the growth of artificial intelligence research in medicine, Google researchers have published a paper in the Journal of the American Medical Association showing their image-recognition software could effectively screen for diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Varun Gulshan (PhD) of Google Inc. in Mountain View, Calif., and colleagues employed…

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Painful Diabetic Neuropathy: Brilliantly reviewed by our esteemed friends, Drs. Casandra Rosenberg and James Watson

July 3, 2015

      Literature Review Treatment of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy Casandra J Rosenberg1 and James C Watson2 Abstract   INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS Prosthetics and Orthotics International 2015, Vol. 39(1) 17–28 © The International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics 2014 Reprints and permissions: DOI: 10.1177/0309364614542266     Background: Painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy impairs quality of life and can be difficult to treat. Objective: To discuss current treatment recommendations for painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Study design:…

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Vegan Diet Eases Nerve Pain of Diabetes

May 27, 2015

For people with diabetes, switching to a plant-based diet may ease nerve pain associated, according to a new study. Source: Vegan Diet Eases Nerve Pain of Diabetes

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▶ Get Checked Now: Not feeling is not knowing

May 8, 2015
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