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Managing Diabetic Nerve Pain

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Understanding Diabetic Nerve Pain

Do you have numbness, tingling or burning in your feet, hands, arms or legs? You may have diabetic neuropathy – a nerve disorder that is the number one complication of diabetes. If mismanaged, diabetic neuropathy can lead to problems throughout the body. Here are 8 things you should know ›

Treating Diabetic Neuropathies

The first treatment step is to bring blood glucose levels within the normal range to help prevent further nerve damage. Additional treatment depends on the type of nerve problem and symptom. Learn more about the medications used to treat diabetic neuropathy

Treat Your Feet Right with Diabetes

Over time, high blood sugar levels can damage your nerves and the blood vessels in your body, resulting in less oxygen reaching your feet.  With nerve damage, you may experience burning pain or a loss of feeling in your feet. Learn how to treat your feet right with diabetes

How Much Do You Know About Neuropathy?

Diabetic nerve damage can often go unnoticed.

Neuropathy Damages Feet and Legs

Because peripheral neuropathy impairs pain sensation, a foot injury can go unnoticed, worsen, and get infected with bacteria. Read up on how neuropathy damages the feet and legs ›

Living with Diabetic Nerve Pain

Treating diabetic neuropathy isn't just about doctor appointments. Control of your condition depends on you and the choices you make in your daily life. 9 tips for making good nutrition decisions ›

Reference: Diabetes section on Better Medicine


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60 – 70% of people with diabetes have some form of neuropathy.