Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

2017-09-03T01:50:48-05:00

Diabetic neuropathy is nerve damage caused by diabetes. When it affects the arms, hands, legs and feet it is known as diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is different from peripheral arterial disease (poor circulation), which affects the blood vessels rather than the nerves. Three different groups of nerves can be affected by diabetic neuropathy: [...]

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy2017-09-03T01:50:48-05:00

Diabetic Foot Care Information

2017-09-09T19:58:15-05:00

Diseases of the arteries decrease the amount of blood and nourishment to your feet and legs. Diabetes not only decreases your ability to feel pain and distinguish between hot and cold in your feet, it also decreases the ability of your body to heal itself. Arterial disease often accompanies diabetes. The use of tobacco causes [...]

Diabetic Foot Care Information2017-09-09T19:58:15-05:00
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