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What is Diabetic neuropathy?

What is Diabetic neuropathy?

Diabetic neuropathy is a complication of diabetes in which nerves are damaged due to long-term high levels of blood sugar or hyperglycemia. ...more »

  • Diabetic neuropathy: Nerve damage from diabetes affecting any body part; most commonly feet.

Diabetic neuropathy: Introduction

Types of Diabetic neuropathy:

Types of Diabetic neuropathy:

Broader types of Diabetic neuropathy:

How serious is Diabetic neuropathy?

Complications of Diabetic neuropathy: see complications of Diabetic neuropathy
Prognosis of Diabetic neuropathy: Prognosis for diabetic neuropathy depends largely on management of diabetes, the underlying condition. Treating the diabetes may halt progression and improve symptoms of the neuropathy, but recovery is slow. The painful sensations of diabetic neuropathy may become severe enough to cause depression in some patients. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Diabetic Neuropathy Information Page: NINDS)

What causes Diabetic neuropathy?

Causes of Diabetic neuropathy: see causes of Diabetic neuropathy
Cause of Diabetic neuropathy: Diabetic sugar levels damage the nerves.
Risk factors for Diabetic neuropathy: see risk factors for Diabetic neuropathy

What are the symptoms of Diabetic neuropathy?

Symptoms of Diabetic neuropathy: see symptoms of Diabetic neuropathy

Complications of Diabetic neuropathy: see complications of Diabetic neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Diabetic neuropathy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Diabetic neuropathy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Diabetic neuropathy: Neurologist, Endocrinologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Diabetic neuropathy.
Treatments for Diabetic neuropathy: see treatments for Diabetic neuropathy
Prevention of Diabetic neuropathy: see prevention of Diabetic neuropathy
Research for Diabetic neuropathy: see research for Diabetic neuropathy

Organs Affected by Diabetic neuropathy:

Organs and body systems related to Diabetic neuropathy include:

Name and Aliases of Diabetic neuropathy

Main name of condition: Diabetic neuropathy

Other names or spellings for Diabetic neuropathy:

Diabetic neuropathy: Related Conditions

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