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The Four Types Of Diabetic Neuropathy

One of the most serious complications of diabetes is nerve damage, known as diabetic neuropathy. Diabetes can damage a single nerve or an entire network of nerves, which will affect you in different ways. For example, you might lose feeling in one foot or you could have trouble digesting food. More than 60% of people with diabetes will develop diabetic neuropathy at some point. The longer you have diabetes, the more likely you are to develop nerve damage. The key to preventing diabetic nerve damage is blood sugar control. The better you control blood sugar levels and maintain your health in general, the better you can protect yourself. Nerve damage from diabetes can occur just about anywhere in your body. There are four different types of neuropathy, named for where and how they occur. Being aware of the symptoms of each type can help you know when it’s time to see your doctor. Peripheral Neuropathy Peripheral neuropathy is the most common type of diabetic neuropathy. It affects your peripheral — or outer — body parts, including your feet, legs, hands, and arms. The most common symptoms are numbness, pain or tingling in your lower extremities. But peripheral neuropathy can al Continue reading >>

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  1. Oradev

    Does anyone take their Novolog bolus after they eat?

  2. cat_collector

    depending on what my blood sugar is I might wait until after my meal . But foro the most part I take it right before i eat .

  3. sweetlife

    My daughter doing this since last 2 days after lunch and on 1st day her ppbs was 122,next day it was 160.

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