Category Archive: Neuropathy

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: sagepub.co.uk/journalsPermissions.nav DOI: 10.1177/0309364614542266 poi.sagepub.com     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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VM202 gene therapy eases symptoms in painful diabetic neuropathy

March 11, 2015

VM202 gene therapy eases symptoms in painful diabetic neuropathy.

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Gait Analysis: There’s an app for that!

May 16, 2014

GaitTrack Smartphone App, a Medical Device for Automatic Gait Assessment by EDITORS on May 16, 2014 • 11:44 am 4 inShare A person’s gait can be a sign of an underlying disease, but assessing it usually involves a trip to a specialized clinic where a “six-minute walk test” is performed. While effective when performed, the test suffers from being done rarely and therefore is not ideal for detecting a new or already existing worsening condition. Researchers at University of Illinois have developed a smartphone app…

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