The DCCT design and eligibility criteria have been described elsewhere (1). The etiology may be known (e.g., arsenical, diabetic, ischemic, or traumatic neuropathy) or unknown. encephalopathy and myelopathy are corresponding terms relating to involvement of the brain and spinal cord. Neuropathies lead to numbness and sometimes pain and weakness in the hands, arms, feet, and legs. The autoimmune diseases it comes to immune system attack on the body’s own constituents, here just the nerves or the myelin sheath. It is mostly a self-limiting condition. A 60-year-old man with a history of type II diabetes mellitus noted painless left-sided footdrop while walking across a field.
Synonym(s): polyneuritis. Others have intense pain, and it can even become fatal. EDIC nurse coordinators and diabetologists were trained in a central session and certified to perform the MNSI in the EDIC study. hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy (HMSN) any of a group of hereditary polyneuropathies involving