Association Between Metabolic Syndrome Components and Polyneuropathy in an Obese Population

19 Dec 2016Brian C. Callaghan, MD, MS; Rong Xia, MS; Evan Reynolds, MS; et al

The prevalence of polyneuropathy is high in obese individuals, even those with normoglycemia. Diabetes, prediabetes, and obesity are the likely metabolic drivers of this neuropathy.

Cross-section study
3 effects
102 subjects

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Diabetes Lymphatic outcome
Diabetes
Lymphatic system

Neuropathy Sensory outcome
Strong increased risk of Neuropathy
Sensory system

High evidence
390.0%

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Obesity
Musculoskeletal system

Neuropathy Sensory outcome
Minor increase risk of Neuropathy
Sensory system

High evidence
24.0%

Type 2 Diabetes Lymphatic outcome
Type 2 Diabetes
Lymphatic system

Neuropathy Sensory outcome
Strong increased risk of Neuropathy
Sensory system

High evidence
390.0%