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Old 09-14-2016, 08:28 AM   #1
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Default Northwestern researching treatment for diabetic neuropathy

Treatment could prevent neuropathy in diabetic patients

Depleting a chemical that accumulates in diabetes may reverse diabetic neuropathy, associated pain

https://www.sciencedaily.com/release...0913150511.htm


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Treatment could prevent neuropathy in diabetic patients

Depleting a chemical that accumulates in diabetes may reverse diabetic neuropathy, associated pain

https://www.sciencedaily.com/release...0913150511.htm


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That sounds promising I wonder if it applies to other neuropathies as well
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