Diabetic Neuropathy is damage to the nerves in the body from escalated blood sugar levels. People who suffer with diabetes and do not effectively control their blood sugar levels, may suffer from diabetic neuropathy. Nearly half of all diabetics develop diabetic neuropathy if proper care is not followed.
Decreased blood flow from high blood sugar levels affects the nerves, spinal column, branches and damages them resulting in serious symptoms. Symptoms of diabetic neuropathy include:
Our spine physicians will work with you to stop any further acceleration of diabetic neuropathy. Proper oral diabetes medicine and frequent blood sugar checks play a very important role in the treatment. The medical team at the Spine Care Center can help you restore function and live a safer and healthier lifestyle.