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Differences in skin microcirculation on the upper and lower extremities in patients with diabetes mellitus: relationship of diabetic neuropathy and skin microcirculation.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics
1557-8593
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert
Publication Date
Volume
15
Issue
11
Pages
968–975
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1089/dia.2013.0083
PMID: 23964895
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

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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