Diabetes | Effectiveness Study of Hydrotherapy Against Pain and Other Symptoms in Diabetes-induced LEAD

Diabetes research study

What is the primary objective of this study?

The purpose of the study is to investigate whether the hydrotherapy are effective in against pain and other symptoms in diabetes-induced LEAD.

Who is eligible to participate?

Inclusion Criteria: - Clinical diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes mellitus - diagnosis of lower extremity arterial disease Exclusion Criteria: - Severe heart disease - can't hydrotherapy

Which medical condition, disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury is researched?


Lower Extremity Arterial Disease

Study Interventions

Interventions can include giving participants drugs, medical devices, procedures, vaccines, and other products that are either investigational or already available or noninvasive approaches such as surveys, education, and interviews.

Other:hydrotherapy30-minutes/per day,for 4weeks

Other:hydrotherapy30-minutes/per day;4weeks

Study Arms

Research studies and clinical trials typically have two or more research arms. An arm is a group of people who receive the same treatment in the study.


hot spring30-minutes/per day;4weeks

Study Status

Unknown status

Start Date: January 2012

Completed Date: December 2013

Phase: N/A

Type: Interventional


Primary Outcome: Change from the intensity of numbness and cold feeling at 4 weeks. Change from the improvement of the pain index at 4 weeks.

Secondary Outcome: Change from ankle-brachial index at 4 weeks

Study sponsors, principal investigator, and references

Principal Investigator: Qiu Y bin

Lead Sponsor: Nanjing Jinling Hospital


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