What is neuropathy ? Plz explain in detail. - Diabetes India

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What is neuropathy ? Plz explain in detail.

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Neuropathy means the nerve ends getting damaged due to insufficient supply energy to the nerve cells because of diabetes.It is also called peripheral neuropathy. The sense of touch in places like the feet gets impaired.You dot feel any pain.Any injury does not heal properly unless extreme care is taken and blood sugar levels are brought down.The constant presure we put on the foot also does not help in healing.

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Thanks A Lot

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Neuropathy means any disease of the nervous system, especially a degenerative (noninflammatory) disease of a nerve or nerves.

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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neuro...

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Neuropathy is a collection of disorders that occurs when nerves of the peripheral nervous system (the part of the nervous system outside of the brain and spinal cord) are damaged. The condition is generally referred to as peripheral neuropathy, and it is most commonly due to damage to nerve axons. Neuropathy usually causes pain and numbness in the hands and feet. It can result from traumatic injuries, infections, metabolic disorders, and exposure to toxins. One of the most common causes of neuropathy is diabetes.

mostly its effect on eyes

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