Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: Introducing New Interventional Options
Diabetes can impact nearly every cell in the patient, damaging the cardiovascular and nervous systems. Among the 10% of Americans who suffer from diabetes, as many as 4 million experience chronic pain due to diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). Medical management of painful DPN has been challenged by dose limiting side effects and cost. This presentation will review the pathophysiology of painful DPN and treatment options. We will describe innovations such as high frequency spinal cord stimulation therapy for use by both noninterventional and interventional pain physicians and topical capsaicin patch therapy. Finally, we will propose a multidisciplinary model of treating DPN that includes existing and emerging therapies.
- Discuss the pathophysiology of diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN)
- Review clinical presentation of DPN
- Define painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN)
- Explore current and new treatment continuum of PDN
- Review body of evidence supporting new PDN treatments
MD Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Newark, NJ
Regional Medical Director
Premier Pain Centers
Affiliate of National Spine and Pain Centers Shrewsbury, NJ
- Consulting Fee (e.g., Advisory Board): Abbott, Avanos, Biotronik, Boston Scientific, Gruenthal, Nalu, Nevro, PainTeq, Saluda, SI Bone, SPR Therapeutics, Vertos
- Contracted Research (Principal Investigators must provide information, even if received by the institution): Avanos, Biotronik, Boston Scientific, Nalu, Nevro, PainTeq, Saluda, SPR Therapeutics
- Stock Shareholder (Individual stocks/Stock options; diversified mutual funds do not need to be disclosed): Nalu, National Spine and Pain Centers
- 1.00 AANP Pharmacology Contact Hours
- 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC
- 1.00 APA
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