Counseling Diabetic Neuropathy
Diabetes is connected to nerve damage.
Diabetes frequently causes nerve damage affecting the feet and legs. It starts with uncontrolled high blood sugar. Over time damages your nerves. This nerve damage sometimes causes pain, and sometimes you may have nerve damage and not even know it. People who have pain may experience any of these symptoms in the feet or legs; Shooting, Burning, Tingling, Pins and needles, Numbness,
Electric shock-like, Radiating, Sensitivity to touch, Stinging, Stabbing, or Throbbing.
Diabetic Neuropathy can be very dangerous!
- It can cause oil glands in the feet to stop working leading to dry skin, foot scales, cracks in the skin, and sometimes infection.
- It can cause muscles in the feet to stop working leading to dislocated joints, hammertoes, prominent bones and foot deformity.
- It can cause tendons, ligaments or bones to suddenly tear or break.
- It can cause loss of sensation leading to foot ulceration and sometimes infection.
What can you do to treat Diabetic Neuropathy?
- Follow your diet and the medical advice of your internist or endocrinologist!
- Protect your feet with footwear approved by an appropriate physician.
- Condition your skin with an appropriate diabetic foot cream daily.
- Inspect your feet every day for red marks, or other signs of skin damage.
- Report anything you suspect as abnormal to an appropriate physician.
- Use NeuRemedy daily to provide “building blocks” for nerve repair.
- Cutting Edge Laser MLS therapy has been shown to stimulate nerve healing.
Nerve repair takes 12-18 months. It requires consistency and diligence.
MOST OF ALL DO NOT IGNORE DIABETIC NEUROPATHY. WE CAN TEST YOU.