Cognitive behavior therapy relieves diabetic neuropathy in vets study

03/5/2013 | Innovations-Report.com · ThirdAge.com

A study to examine the use of cognitive behavioral therapy to treat diabetic neuropathy found that study participants who attended 11 one-hour, goal-oriented CBT sessions reported less pain and less interference from pain in their daily lives after four months than did a control group that received standard treatment. Participants were veterans 18 years of age or older who have type 2 diabetes, according to a Boston University School of Medicine release. The study was conducted by researchers at BUSM and VA Boston Healthcare System and was published in the Journal of Pain.

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