Icd 10 Code For Diabetes Type 1 With Neuropathy

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Icd-10 Diagnosis Code E10.42

Also called: Insulin-dependent diabetes, Juvenile diabetes, Type I diabetes Diabetes means your blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high. With type 1 diabetes, your pancreas does not make insulin. Insulin is a hormone that helps glucose get into your cells to give them energy. Without insulin, too much glucose stays in your blood. Over time, high blood glucose can lead to serious problems with your heart, eyes, kidneys, nerves, and gums and teeth. Type 1 diabetes happens most often in children and young adults but can appear at any age. Symptoms may include Type 1 diabetesType 1 diabetes is a disorder characterized by abnormally high blood sugar levels. In this form of diabetes, specialized cells in the pancreas called beta cells stop producing insulin. Insulin controls how much glucose (a type of sugar) is passed from the blood into cells for conversion to energy. Lack of insulin results in the inability to use glucose for energy or to control the amount of sugar in the blood.Type 1 diabetes can occur at any age; however, it usually develops by early adulthood, most often starting in adolescence. The first signs and symptoms of the disorder are caused by high blood suga Continue reading >>

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  1. Sathish Boopalan CPC

    Can anyone help me to find the perfect code for diabetic peripheral neuropathy in ICD 10???

  2. Manasa Reddy Salipela

    Perfect code for Diabetic peripheral neuropathy in ICD 10 CM is E11.42

  3. AlanPechacek

    In ICD-10, there are several (5) types of Diabetes (E08, E09, E10, E11, & E13). Therefore, the correct code for Diabetic Neuropathy depends on which type of Diabetes the patient has. The most common types of Diabetes are E10 (Type I, Insulin Dependent, Juvenile, etc.) and E11 (Type 2, Adult Onset, Non-insulin Dependent, etc.). The most common type of "Neuropathy" in these patients is Polyneuropathy/neuralgia (E_ _.42). I would discourage using "Unspecified" neuropathy (E _ _.40) because it is too nonspecific.
    Respectfully submitted, Alan Pechacek, M.D.

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