Wound and Pain Management for Diabetes

August 3, 2015
Mark L. Fuerst

Treatments with botulinum toxin-A may help reduce painful diabetic neuropathy, according to a new meta-analysis. Inhaled cannabis may have an analgesic effect in neuropathic pain syndromes, including treatment-refractory diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Diabetes patients appear to have elevated levels of neutrophils, which impair wound healing.