Impaired glucose tolerance is associated with postganglionic sudomotor impairment

Andrew Grandinetti, Dominic C. Chow, David M. Sletten, Jared K. Oyama, Andre G. Theriault, Irwin J. Schatz, Phillip A. Low

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Abstract

We compared quantitative sudomotor axon-reflex test responses in persons with normal and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT). Responses were significantly impaired in those with IGT, which may be indicative of early distal small fiber neuropathy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)231-233
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Autonomic Research
Volume17
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2007

Keywords

  • Autonomic nervous system
  • Diabetes
  • Distal small fiber neuropathy
  • Impaired glucose tolerance
  • Quantitative sudomotor axon reflex test
  • Sudomotor function

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrine and Autonomic Systems
  • Clinical Neurology

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    Grandinetti, A., Chow, D. C., Sletten, D. M., Oyama, J. K., Theriault, A. G., Schatz, I. J., & Low, P. A. (2007). Impaired glucose tolerance is associated with postganglionic sudomotor impairment. Clinical Autonomic Research, 17(4), 231-233. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10286-007-0426-z