Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cannabis alleviates peripheral neuropathic pain in diabetes

(HealthDay)—A small trial shows a dose-dependent reduction in peripheral neuropathic pain in patients with diabetes, according to a study published in the July issue of The Journal of Pain.

Diabetes

Concomitant metformin, GERD meds up vitamin B12 depletion

(HealthDay)—Concomitant use of metformin and histamine H2-receptor antagonists or proton pump inhibitors has the potential to induce vitamin B12 depletion and neuropathy, according to research published in the April issue ...

Diabetes

Erectile dysfunction drug relieves nerve damage in diabetic mice

New animal studies at Henry Ford Hospital found that sildenafil, a drug commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction, may be effective in relieving painful and potentially life-threatening nerve damage in men with long-term ...

Diabetes

Research in worms provides path to study diabetic complications

Researchers at the Buck Institute have found a sensor for the reactive molecules linked to diabetic complications, providing a pathway to study many of the ravages of a disease that affects 29 million people in the US. The ...

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