Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Published on December 2, 2016
By : dLife Editors

Diabetic neuropathy, or nerve damage, affects 60 to 70% of people with diabetes, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). Individuals who have lived with diabetes for 25 years or longer are more likely to have some degree of neuropathy, though symptoms are not always present. Do you know what to look for?

Source

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. “Nerve Damage (Diabetic Neuropathies).” November 2013. Accessed October 6, 2016. https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diabetes/preventing-diabetes-problems/nerve-damage-diabetic-neuropathies.