Among Diabetic patients, peripheral neuropathy is an important factor that predisposes to plantar ulcers and amputation. It is imperative to diagnose the onset of neuropathy early. The Semmes- Weinstein Monofilament examination is appropriate for the same, as a simple diabetic neuropathy screening instrument generalizable to the clinical setting. The 5.07/10g Monofilament, as recommended by the American Diabetes Association has been used in this study.
: Snigdha Bhatia