Reactivity of the skin microcirculation is worse on the foot than on the hand. This study confirmed a close relationship of DN and impaired skin microcirculation. It seems that autonomous neuropathy (assessed using the Neuropad) precedes the manifestation of somatosensory neuropathy.
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