Spinal Cord Stimulation for Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN): A New Treatment Option to Reduce Pain and Improve Quality of Life
Tammy Dann, DO, MPH
Pain Evaluation and Management Center of Ohio
Melissa Murphy, MD, MPH
Interventional Pain Physician
North Texas Orthopedics and Spine Center
Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas
G. Silky Patel, MD
Department of Neurosurgery and Pain Management
Methodist West Hospital
Claudia K. Vogel, MD, FACE
Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
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This activity is designed for podiatrists, neurologists, endocrinologists, vascular and orthopedic surgeons, and other physicians, nurses, and physician assistants involved in the management of diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN).
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Understand the current treatment landscape for DPN and the unmet need
- Identify new treatment approaches for DPN
- Understand the mechanisms and applications for spinal cord stimulation and how to introduce this into your practice
- Work amongst various specialties and referrers to improve quality of life in DPN patients
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Release Date: September 30, 2022
Expiration Date: September 30, 2024
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour
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Dr. Dann: Advisory Board—Abbott, Medtronic, TerSera; Speaker—Abbott, AIS; Consultant—Medtronic; Speaerks Bureau—Medtronic
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Lorena Alarcon-Casas Wright, MD, FACE
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Washington School of Medicine
Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition
UW Medicine Diabetes Institute
UW Endocrinology Care Center/Roosevelt
Harborview Medical Center
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Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN (nurse planner)
Wound Clinics, Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, CA
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