Title

Oral and Topical Treatment of Painful Diabetic Polyneuropathy

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

December 27, 2021

Document Type

Guideline

Country of Publication

US

Document Objectives

To review all of the available options to reduce pain in patients with diabetes, including oral, topical, and nonpharmacologic interventions.

Target Patient Population

Adults with diabetes and nerve pain

Target Provider Population

Neurologists, primary care providers, pain specialists, endocrinologists and other providers who manage patients with diabetes

Inclusion Criteria

Male, Female, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Long term care

Intended Users

Diabetes educator, nurse, nurse practitioner, occupational therapist, physician, physician assistant

Scope

Treatment, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D011115 - Polyneuropathies, D003929 - Diabetic Neuropathies

Keywords

diabetes, neuropathic pain, neuropathy, polyneuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, peripheral neuropathy, nerve pain