International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096

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Matthew Bartels

partment of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, United States

  • Research Article   
    Incidence of Diabetes Mellitus Type II and Pre-Diabetes among Hand Nerves Entrapment Neuropathy Patients: Epidemiological Study
    Author(s): Naglaa Hussein*, Matthew Bartels and Mark Thomas

    Objective: Measure the incidence of Diabetes Mellitus (DM)/pre-diabetes among patients with hand nerves entrapment syndromes. Design: Prospective cross sectional. Settings: Outpatient. Participants: 412 patients presented with unilateral or bilateral hand numbness suspecting Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). Exclusion criteria: Cervical spine or hand trauma history, nerve injury history. Interventions: Each patient was subjected to the following; demographic data including occupation, body mass index, detailed medical history including DM history. Neck exam including Spurling test. Full neurological exam. Main outcome measures: Upper extremities Nerve conduction studies and electromyography of segment pointing m.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-9096.21.9.604

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