1. ETF128 selected for vibration testing in Benfotiamine clinical trials

    The company was please to learn that the ETF128 will be one of the vibration testing methods utilized in an international clinical trial assessing the effects of benfotiamine on patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study will compare  benfotiamine 300 mg twice per day to placebo over 12 months. Vibration testing with […]

  2. New ETF Study Demonstrates Enhanced Prediction of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

    The company is delighted to announce the publication of new original research utilizing the ETF. In this retrospective study, the ETF and Semmes Weinstein monofilament test (SWM) were evaluated for their accuracy in predicting ulcer occurrence in a community health center setting. Each test was assessed on its own and then combined to see which […]


      An excellent new monograph was just released from the American Diabetes Association on diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). This document, authored by a panel of experts on the subject, updates providers on the latest guidance for the diagnosis and treatment of DPN.  Interestingly, a new appreciation for the impacts of the Social Determinants of Health […]

  4. New Review on Management of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

    “Current concepts in the management of diabetic polyneuropathy” by Ziegler et al. was recently published in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation. The authors present an updated review of current therapeutic options for diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). Care is taken to delineate those agents capable of altering the pathogenesis of DPN from palliative alternatives. Among the […]

  5. Rising prevalence of peripheral neuropathy in pre-diabetes patients

    Kirthi et al. just published a much needed systematic review looking at the rise of peripheral neuropathy in pre-diabetes patients. Not surprisingly, they noted a higher than expected prevalence of neuropathy in this patient population. Interestingly, abnormal small nerve fiber parameters were most notable in this group. This finding aligns with the current consensus that […]