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Scientists May Have Found Key to Neuropathic Pain
Diabetes Health Staff |
May 26, 2012 |
A compound found in excessive quantities in the glucose of people with diabetes may hold the key to successful treatment of neuropathic pain, says an international team of researchers.
The compound, methylglyoxal, attacks and modifies a protein, called Nav1.8, in nerve endings.
Am I Doing the Right Thing?
Nadia Al-Samarrie, Editor-in-Chief |
Mar 29, 2012 |
Readers occasionally ask us for advice about drugs they are taking. When they do, we refer their questions to a medical professional. In the question below, a Florida reader expresses concerns about the interaction of her diabetes drug with the medicines she takes for asthma.
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