Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Vestibular Function and Balance in People with Diabetes Mellitus|
Frank E DiLiberto
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|| April 2021 -
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Physical activity is important for glycemic control and disease management in people with diabetes mellitus (DM). Balance impairment is a barrier to physical activity and elevates fall risk in people with DM, and is particularly frequent in those with DM and peripheral neuropathy (DMPN). Additionally, adequate vestibular function is important for adequate balance. Unfortunately, DM can result in peripheral vestibular dysfunction and is also more likely to be present in people with DMPN. However,...
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