If you are a diabetic, you are particularly susceptible to neuropathy – or peripheral nerve damage – and must work with a neurologist to avoid damage to your nerves before it has a chance to develop.
Take responsibility for controlling your blood sugar and meet regularly with your doctor to avoid developing the myriad of symptoms associated with neuropathy including:
If you have already noticed yourself experiencing symptoms of neuropathy, don’t give any potential nerve damage a chance to worsen. Consult with Dr. Khan as soon as possible to undergo specialized testing for peripheral nerve damage.
If neuropathy is detected, treatment will be available to help you control the pain and other neurologic symptoms caused by the nerve damage. With the advice of your doctor, you will also be able to prevent further damage to your peripheral nervous system.
Monitor your nerve health with the help of a neuropathy expert
at the Arizona Institute of Neurology & Polysomnography.