Complications of Diabetic neuropathy


About complications: Complications of Diabetic neuropathy are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Diabetic neuropathy. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Diabetic neuropathy and complications of Diabetic neuropathy is unclear or arbitrary.

Complications list for Diabetic neuropathy: The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Diabetic neuropathy includes:

Complications of Diabetic neuropathy: Diabetic nerve disease can cause pain and loss of feeling in the feet, legs, and fingertips. It can also affect the parts of the nervous system that control blood pressure, heart rate, digestion, and sexual function. Neuropathy is a major contributing factor in foot and leg amputations among people with diabetes.1

1. excerpt from Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT): NIDDK

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