Journal of allied health sciences
Online ISSN : 2185-0399
ISSN-L : 2185-0399
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Rehabilitation for diabetic patients with diabetic autonomic neuropathy
Takuo NomuraFuminari AsadaHiroshi KondoMasayuki Ueno
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2014 Volume 5 Issue 1 Pages 52-57

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The effects of diabetes mellitus include the long-term damage, dysfunction and failure of various organs. Neuropathies are the most common complication of diabetes mellitus, and neuropathies severely decrease a patient's quality of life. Diabetic neuropathies can be classified as generalized polyneuropathies and mononeuropathies. Furthermore, diabetic polyneuropathy is sub-classified as sensory/motor neuropathy and autonomic neuropathy. Gastroparesis and hypoglycemia unawareness associated with autonomic neuropathy are also factors affecting the physical activity in diabetic patients. The purpose of diabetes rehabilitation is to maintain

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