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Carbajal-Ramirez, Angelica; Garcia-Macedo, Rebeca; Manlio Diaz-Garcia, Carlos; Sanchez-Soto, Carmen; Mendez Padron, Araceli; Escobedo de la Pena, Jorge; Cruz, Miguel; Hiriart, Marcia (2017)

NEUROPATHY-SPECIFIC ALTERATIONS IN A MEXICAN POPULATION OF DIABETIC PATIENTS

BMC Neurol 17():
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Neuropathy is one of the major complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Our first aim was to determine the clinical characteristics of a population of diabetic patients with different types of neuropathy. Our next goal was to characterize the cytokine profile (IL-6 and IL-10), nerve growth factor (NGF) and circulating cell-adhesion molecules in these patients. Finally, we aimed to compare the renal function among the groups of neuropathic patients.