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Women, Sex, and Diabetes
Women, Sex, and Diabetes

Although most research about the effect of diabetes on sex has focused on men, some studies report that women are at higher risk for sexual dysfunction than diabetic men. It’s high time that the woman’s side of the story was given the attention that it deserves.

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Types 1 & 2 Research
Types 1 & 2 Research

Women With Diabetes Suffer Worse Neuropathy Symptoms

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Drug Called Safe for the Management of Pain From Diabetic Nerve Damage

A long-term study published in a recent issue of the Journal of Palliative Medicine found that Eli Lilly’s non-narcotic prescription drug Cymbalta (duloxetine HCl) is as safe and well-tolerated as current routine care that uses one or more medications for the management of pain caused by diabetic nerve damage. Study findings also show that Cymbalta did not adversely affect the progression of diabetes or many of the complications associated with the illness, such as damage to the nerves, kidneys and eyes.

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FDA Approves Drug for Neuropathy Pain
FDA Approves Drug for Neuropathy Pain

Pfizer, Inc., announced on September 21, 2005, that Lyrica (pregabalin) capsules are now available for the management of neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) and adjunctive treatment of partial onset seizures in adults with epilepsy.

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Overweight Type 1s More Susceptible to Complications Than Normal-Weight Type 1s

Diabetes duration and A1C remain the gold standard for determining whether you may develop retinopathy and neuropathy. However, if you are a type 1 with a weight problem, you may not be slowing down the progression to these microvascular complications.

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Complications of Chronic Pain
Complications of Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a major limiting factor in the performance of self-care behaviors that help minimize diabetes-related complications. Chronic pain should be considered when developing effective diabetes self-care regimens.

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More Relief Is On the Way

Relief may be on the way for the estimated five million Americans suffering from diabetes-related neuropathy pain—a stabbing, shooting, burning pain that is associated with nerve damage most often in the feet and legs but which can also occur in the hands and arms.

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Healthy Feet, Healthy Nerves
Healthy Feet, Healthy Nerves

A Danish study shows that the atrophy of foot muscles is closely linked to diabetic neuropathy.

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Can You Zap the Pain Away

A group of patients with diabetes receiving low-intensity laser therapy (LILT) for the painful symptoms of sensorimotor polyneuropathy (DSP) showed a reduction in pain scores in a Toronto study.

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Spray Used for Angina Could Alleviate Foot Pain?

A spray commonly used to alleviate angina pain might be able to help relieve the pain and burning of diabetic neuropathy when sprayed on the feet.

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