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What are the tests for diabetic neuropathy?

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Dr. Adam Teichman
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
3 doctors agree

In brief: Nerve Biopsy

There are new test that help diagnosis the degree and severity of diabetic neuropathy.
Epidermal nerve fiber testing is a new way to test for neuropathy. Also having a emg/ncv (nerve flow test) perfomred will also assist in diagnosing neuropathy. A thorough clinical exam by your docotor will also help in diagnosisng your problem with tunning forks, and monofilament testing.

In brief: Nerve Biopsy

There are new test that help diagnosis the degree and severity of diabetic neuropathy.
Epidermal nerve fiber testing is a new way to test for neuropathy. Also having a emg/ncv (nerve flow test) perfomred will also assist in diagnosing neuropathy. A thorough clinical exam by your docotor will also help in diagnosisng your problem with tunning forks, and monofilament testing.
Dr. Adam Teichman
Dr. Adam Teichman
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Dr. Khurram Khan
Wound care
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In brief: Vibration, touch

Risk factors for neuropathy include poorly controlled diabetes, diabetes for more than 10 years.
Test for neuropathy include a vibratory test using a tuning fork or biothesiometer, touch test using a monofilament. Also answers to questions such as do you feel burning tingling sensation? Ants crawling on your legs? Blood tests may include vit. B deficiencies along with blood sugar 3 month average.

In brief: Vibration, touch

Risk factors for neuropathy include poorly controlled diabetes, diabetes for more than 10 years.
Test for neuropathy include a vibratory test using a tuning fork or biothesiometer, touch test using a monofilament. Also answers to questions such as do you feel burning tingling sensation? Ants crawling on your legs? Blood tests may include vit. B deficiencies along with blood sugar 3 month average.
Dr. Khurram Khan
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics
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In brief: Exams and tests

Diagnosis based largely on symptoms, medical history, and physical exam. It is diagnosed using tests that check for a protein called Albumin in the urine, which is an indicator of kidney damage.

In brief: Exams and tests

Diagnosis based largely on symptoms, medical history, and physical exam. It is diagnosed using tests that check for a protein called Albumin in the urine, which is an indicator of kidney damage.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
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