TABLE 2

Results of the assessment of neuropathy

Neuropathic patientsSubclinical neuropathic patientsNonneuropathic patientsControl subjects
Neuropathy symptom score2.1 ± 0.70.7 ± 0.20 ± 00 ± 0
Neuropathy disability score8.7 ± 1.42.2 ± 0.50 ± 00 ± 0
Semmes-Weinstein monofilaments (g)3.8 ± 0.13.7 ± 0.2*2.7 ± 0.13.1 ± 0.2
Neurothesiometer (a.u.)20.4 ± 4.716.8 ± 1.88.8 ± 1.28.7 ± 0.9
Peroneal nerve conduction velocity (m/s)38.6 ± 1.640.4 ± 0.744.9 ± 0.9
Measurable velocities8 (53)8 (53)13 (87)
  • Data are means ± SE or n (%).

  • *

    * P < 0.05 vs. control subjects;

  • P < 0.01 vs. control subjects;

  • P < 0.001 vs. control subjects.