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Bi-Axial Rotating Magnetic Field Therapy in Refractory Neuropathic Foot Pain Secondary to Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified June 2006 by Weintraub, Michael I., MD, FACP, FAAN.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Nu-Magnetics Inc.
Information provided by:
Weintraub, Michael I., MD, FACP, FAAN Identifier:
First received: July 20, 2005
Last updated: June 28, 2006
Last verified: June 2006
The researchers will study the application of a commercial pulsed magnetic stimulating device to the feet of patients with moderate-severe foot pain secondary to diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN).

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetic Neuropathies
Device: foot energizer
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Bi-Axial Rotating Magnetic Field Therapy in Refractory Neuropathic Foot Pain Secondary to Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy. Multi-Center, Randomized Placebo Controlled Trial

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Further study details as provided by Weintraub, Michael I., MD, FACP, FAAN:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • reduction of neuropathic foot pain
  • improve quality of life

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • serial changes in EDX, QST, autonomic functions, biopsy

Estimated Enrollment: 250
Study Start Date: August 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • DPN stage 2 and 3; symptomatic > 6 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pacemaker in patient or mate
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00123136

Contact: Michael I. Weintraub, MD 914-941-0788

United States, New York
Michael I. Weintraub MD 325 S. Highland Avenue Recruiting
Briarcliff, New York, United States, 10510
Sub-Investigator: Susan Wolert, Data         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Weintraub, Michael I., MD, FACP, FAAN
Nu-Magnetics Inc.
Principal Investigator: Michael Weintraub, MD New York Medical College
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00123136     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2005-81440-DPN
Study First Received: July 20, 2005
Last Updated: June 28, 2006

Keywords provided by Weintraub, Michael I., MD, FACP, FAAN:
pulsed magnetic field therapy
diabetic peripheral neuropathy
diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain
sleep benefit
diabetic peripheral neuropathic functioning

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Diabetic Neuropathies
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Diabetes Complications
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017