We are currently seeking volunteers with either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, and who experience painful diabetic neuropathy daily. This is a study of a new investigational oral medication that may help to relieve the pain of diabetic neuropathy. Eligible participants will be determined based on results from lab tests, pain questionnaires, and diagnostic procedures, Two out of every three of the participants will receive the study medication and one out of every three will receive a placebo. Participants take the medication or placebo twice daily.
Participants have the option to participate in 2 optional sub-studies:
- One sub-study consists of 2 overnight sessions at our clinic, each lasting a 28-hour period. Patients check in around 6AM, and check out the next day at around 10 AM.
- The other sub-study consists of 1 phone call interview that lasts for 60 minutes.
Participants will be compensated $1000 For the overnight portion of the sub study.