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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 103714, 7 pages
Quick and Simple Evaluation of Sudomotor Function for Screening of Diabetic Neuropathy
1Diabetes Unit, King Edward Memorial Hospital Research Centre, Rasta Peth, Maharashtra 411011, Pune, India
Received 28 March 2012; Accepted 28 April 2012
Academic Editors: E. Hajduch and J. Nedvídková
Copyright © 2012 Chittaranjan S. Yajnik et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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