Corneal confocal microscopy detects improvement in corneal nerve morphology with an improvement in risk factors for diabetic neuropathy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cornea
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Diabetic Neuropathies
  • Microscopy, Confocal
  • Nerve Fibers

abstract

  • This study shows that corneal confocal microscopy may be employed in longitudinal studies to assess progression of human diabetic neuropathy and also supports the hypothesis that improvements in risk factors for diabetic neuropathy, in particular HbA(1c) , may lead to morphological repair of nerve fibres.

publication date

  • October 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3181044

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1464-5491.2011.03372.x

PubMed ID

  • 21699561

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1261

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 28

number

  • 10