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Behavioral Neurobiology of Chronic Pain

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Chapter title
Animal Models of Diabetes-Induced Neuropathic Pain.
Chapter number 280
Book title
Behavioral Neurobiology of Chronic Pain
Published in
Current topics in behavioral neurosciences, February 2014
DOI 10.1007/7854_2014_280
Pubmed ID
Book ISBNs
978-3-66-245093-2, 978-3-66-245094-9
Authors

Corinne A. Lee-Kubli, Teresa Mixcoatl-Zecuatl, Corinne G. Jolivalt, Nigel A. Calcutt

Editors

Bradley K. Taylor, David P. Finn

Abstract

Neuropathy will afflict over half of the approximately 350 million people worldwide who currently suffer from diabetes and around one-third of diabetic patients with neuropathy will suffer from painful symptoms that may be spontaneous or stimulus evoked. Diabetes can be induced in rats or mice by genetic, dietary, or chemical means, and there are a variety of well-characterized models of diabetic neuropathy that replicate either type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Diabetic rodents display aspects of sensorimotor dysfunction such as stimulus-evoked allodynia and hyperalgesia that are widely used to model painful neuropathy. This allows investigation of pathogenic mechanisms and development of potential therapeutic interventions that may alleviate established pain or prevent onset of pain.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Mexico 1 4%
Peru 1 4%
Unknown 26 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 25%
Student > Bachelor 4 14%
Other 3 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 11%
Student > Master 3 11%
Other 5 18%
Unknown 3 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 25%
Medicine and Dentistry 5 18%
Engineering 2 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 7%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 7%
Other 5 18%
Unknown 5 18%