The Impact of Diabetic Neuropathy on Balance and on the Risk of Falls in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Cross-Sectional Study.

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Timar, Bogdan; Timar, Romulus; Gaiță, Laura; Oancea, Cristian; Levai, Codrina; Lungeanu, Diana;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0154654, pmc: PMC4847853
  • Subject: Vascular Medicine | Research Article | Diagnostic medicine | Diabetes Mellitus | Endocrine Disorders | Peripheral Neuropathy | Hemoglobin | Proteins | Balance and Falls | Neurology | HbA1c | Hypotension | Metabolic Disorders | Blood Pressure | Biology and Life Sciences | Neuroscience | Postural Control | Medicine | Motor Reactions | Geriatrics | Q | R | Type 2 Diabetes | Biochemistry | Science | Neuropathy | Medicine and health sciences | Diabetes diagnosis and management | Cognitive Neuroscience | Endocrinology | Cognitive Science

Introduction Diabetic neuropathy (DN) is a prevalent complication of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) with a major impact on the health of the affected patient. We hypothesized that mediated by the dysfunctionalities associated with DN’s three major components: sensitive... View more
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