Diabetic Neuropathy Directory
Diabetic neuropathy is nerve damage due to the complications of diabetes. This can occur when blood sugar remains too high over a long period of time. The types of neuropathy are peripheral, autonomic, proximal, and focal. Often diabetic neuropathy affects the feet and legs, making diabetic foot care a priority for those with diabetes. Symptoms include tingling, numbness, pain, and burning. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how diabetic neuropathy is caused, how to treat it, and much more.
Diabetes-Related Nerve Problems
WebMD examines neuropathy, nerve damage that is a common effect of uncontrolled diabetes.
Diabetic Focal Neuropathy-Topic Overview
Diabetic focal neuropathy,sometimes called mononeuropathy,affects a single nerve,most often in the wrist,thigh,or foot. It may also affect the nerves of the back and chest,as well as those that control the eye muscles. Focal neuropathy is far less common than peripheral or autonomic neuropathy. It occurs mostly in older people with diabetes. Focal neuropathies usually come on suddenly ...
Living With Diabetic Nerve Pain
Peripheral neuropathy brought on by diabetes can cause chronic nerve pain. WebMD offers suggestions for coping.
Diabetic Neuropathy: Treatment for Urinary Problems-Topic Overview
Treatment for urinary problems caused by diabetic neuropathy depends on the specific problem. Typical problems and their treatment include: Reduced ability to know when the bladder is full. Urinating on a regular schedule (every 4 hours,for instance),regardless of whether you think your bladder is full,is the usual approach to treating this problem. If neuropathy is causing you to urinate ...
11 Ways to Treat Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
Diabetic nerve pain can take a toll on your life. Here are 11 moves that can help you feel better now -- and into the future.
How a 'Diabetes Diet' Protects Your Health
A healthy diet for diabetes can help prevent complications such as nerve pain or heart disease.
Managing Diabetes With Exercise: 6 Tips for Nerve Pain
If you have nerve pain from diabetes, exercises can help. Here are exercises that can help slow diabetic peripheral neuropathy.