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  1. What tests are done to diagnose diabetic peripheral neuropathy?
  2. What type of tests are given to evaluate the extent of diabetic neuropathy?
  3. Do I have to have testing done on a scheduled basis?


There is no definitive test for diabetic neuropathy. The diagnosis is made on clinical grounds with the physical exam and nerve conduction studies. I would first start with a visit to your physician and talk to them about neuropathy, your symptoms, and receive an exam.


Original posting 9 Apr 2001
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