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ea0073aep156 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

The association of vitamin D with peripheral neuropathy among prediabetic individuals and the effect of vitamin D supplementation

Halawa Mohamed Reda , Ahmed Iman , Abouelezz Nahla Fawzy , Hendawy Laila Mohamed , Abdelaziz Naira Hany , Mohamed Nagwa Roshdy

BackgroundVitamin D deficiency seems to be more prevalent among diabetic patients with distal symmetrical polyneuropathy. Besides, those patients have a lower pain threshold; there is a shortage of data concerning pre-diabetic individuals with peripheral neuropathy (PN).AimFirst, to study the association of vitamin D deficiency with PN severity. Second, to determine the effect of vitamin D supplementation on ...