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Introduction

Fluctuating levels of blood sugar being too low or high causes nerve damage which is called Diabetic neuropathy.

Various forms of diabetic neuropathy are:

  • Peripheral
  • Autonomic
  • Proximal
  • Focal

Causes

Prolonged exposure to high glucose levels to nerves is the primary cause of diabetic neuropathy. It is clinically diagnostic by looking at the conditions and checking the symptoms. Around 40-50% people having diabetes suffer from one or the other kind of neuropathy.

Symptoms

  • Peripheral usually affects feet and legs sometimes the arms, abdomen, and back.
  • Autonomic affects the digestive system, stomach, blood vessels, urinary system and sex organs.
  • Proximal affects the one side of thighs, hips or buttocks leading to weakness in legs.
  • Focal targets specific nerves often in torso, head or leg occurs with immense pain and weakness, double vision, pain in eyes or paralysis.

There are many ways to treat and prevent diabetic neuropathy like with medications, therapies, knowledge, and support. Find diabetic neuropathy pain treatment in Plano at our centers equipped with best-in-class diagnosis and treatments. Get personalized pain relief and management programs to get back to your healthy life.

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