Levels of triglycerides used as an indicator of neuropathy in diabetes patients

June 8, 2009 by Kenneth  
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Triglycerides account for almost all of the fat circulating in the body and can also be a risk factor for heart disease. A new study shows that a common test for triglycerides may allow doctors for the first time to predict which patients with diabetes are more likely to to develop neuropathy.
A common complication in which nerves are damaged, or lost resulting in tingling and pain in the hands, arms, legs and feet.

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Diabetes. 2009 May 1

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