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Schwann cells become abnormal as neurons are damaged
Schwann Dysfunction Endocrine Pancreas
Diabetes Mellitus - Type II Diabetic neuropathies (continued)
– Schwann cell metabolic activity altered
– Causes patterns of
» Demyelination and remyelination – Motor nerve conduction speed slowed in peripheral
– Improvement w/ glucose level regulation can occur
Improvement Dysfunction Endocrine Pancreas
Diabetes Mellitus - Type II
Some neuropathies are progressive Other neuropathies...
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2013 for the course BIO 205 taught by Professor Dr.cady during the Spring '11 term at Bradley.
- Spring '11