RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PAINFUL DIABETIC POLYNEUROPATHY AND HYPERTRIGLYCERIDEMIA AND HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA


Oeztuerk-Mungan S., ŞAHİN Ş., Kiziltan M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.13, no.2, pp.73-78, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.73-78

Abstract

Introduction: The presence of lipid metabolism disorders in diabetic and painful neuropathies, and the existence of some observations and articles supporting this coexistence states a doubt whether there is a correlation between painful diabetic neuropathy and lipid metabolism disorder. This study was planned to investigate the relation between lipid metabolism and peripheral neuropathy.