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A'zimian M. Prevalence of Sensory and Motor Neurologic Symptoms in 309 Diabetic Patients Refered to Hammadan Diabetic Center in 1999. Archives of Rehabilitation. 2000; 1 (2) :36-42
URL: http://rehabilitationj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-514-en.html

Assistant Professor Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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Objective: Diabetes is a common disease in all societies, Involving different parts of the body in which one of them is nervous system. Basically complications on nervous system are permanent and cause morbidity. In this study the main purpose is recognizing diabetic nervous symptoms in compare with global statistics in this field in order to better diagnose and control them.

Materials & Methods: Through this descriptive study 309 diabetic patients who had record in Hamadan University of Medical Sciences were selected. On the basis of required information a question form was prepared, which was completed after careful examination of nervous system for every patient. Finally the information was analyzed.

 Results: During the study we found out that the most sensory complain were numbness and burner feels, and the most motor complain was limb paresis. These complications were observed mainly in patients more than 50 years old, with more than 5 years diabetes experience.

 Conclusion: Because diabetes is a disease with different complications such as neuropathy, which leads to patient inability, recognizing them and their causes, can help us to prevent the disease and consequently provide better life for patients.

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Type of Study: Original | Subject: General
Received: 31/07/2010 | Accepted: 12/10/2015 | Published: 12/10/2015

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