Wearable device manages pain of diabetic peripheral neuropathy

11/12/2013 | MedCityNews.com

A Massachusetts-based company has created a device to stimulate nerves and help control the often burning and stabbing pain caused by diabetic peripheral neuropathy. The Sensus, controlled by a single button, can be worn on the calf and deliver stimulation as long as eight to 16 hours a day, although some patients may need only one daily treatment, NeuroMetrix CEO Shai Gozani said. "We wanted to make this as easy to use as taking a pill," he said.

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