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Original Research Article

Year: 2018 | Month: March | Volume: 8 | Issue: 3 | Pages: 113-118

Early Detection of Sensorimotor Changes in Upper Limb in Type 2 Diabetes

Hammad A Siddiqui1, Sohrab A Khan2, Aafreen3, Nusrat Hamdani2

1Research Student, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, JamiaHamdard, New Delhi
2Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, JamiaHamdard, New Delhi
3Senior Research Fellow, Department of Physiotherapy, UPUMS, Saifai, Etawah

Corresponding Author: Sohrab A Khan


India is going to become Diabetes capital of the world by 2020. Peripheral neuropathy is the most common complication which is affecting millions of people throughout the world. The aim of the research is to detect the earliest sensory motor changes in type 2 diabetes. Two point discrimination was measured using AESTHESIOMETER and grip strength was measured using JAMAR dynamometer for the subjects who fulfilled the inclusion and exclusion criteria. Type II diabetic patients had a reduction in grip strength and decrease sensation.

Key words: Diabetes, Grip strength, two point discrimination.

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