Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Diabetic Neuropathy?

Dianna Quan, MD; Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD


November 10, 2016

Risk factors that are associated with more severe symptoms include:

  • Poor glycemic control

  • Advanced age

  • Hypertension

  • Long duration of DM

  • Dyslipidemia

  • Smoking

  • Heavy alcohol intake

  • HLA-DR3/4 phenotype

  • Tall height

For more on the risk factors for diabetic neuropathy, read here.


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