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What Are My Options For Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Treatment?

If you have diabetes and begin to experience extreme tingling sensations in your hands or feet, it could signal a larger problem. It could be caused by diabetic peripheral neuropathy, a disease that affects the nervous system and causes numbness or weakness. Diabetic neuropathy is one of the most common complications [...]

Capsaicin For Pain

Capsaicin, the compound in peppers that gives them their tell-tale heat, is a surprisingly effective treatment for pain. It is hard to believe when you bite into a particularly hot pepper and flail around for relief that this heat can be a positive force for pain management. The heat level [...]

Diabeto Aims To Make Diabetes More Approachable…And Cute!

Diabetes affects over 29 million people in the U.S. and is one of the fastest growing public health problems in the world. You wouldn’t think that anything about diabetes could be anything other than deadly serious, but you just haven’t yet met Diabeto. Shaped like a fat little bird that [...]

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Diabetes Research: New Switch Can Help Jumpstart Insulin

Diabetes is an overwhelming public health issue that continues to affect millions of people worldwide. In 2012, just over 29 million people in the U.S. had diabetes, with eight million of them undiagnosed. Type 1 diabetes is generally present at birth, and gestational diabetes is only seen in pregnant women [...]

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Understanding Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is one of the many potential complications of diabetes. This condition can be painful and, in some cases, even dangerous. To understand why diabetic peripheral neuropathy occurs, it’s first necessary to understand what diabetes is. Diabetes is a metabolic disease that keeps the body from processing foods [...]

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Understanding The Many Types Of Nerve Pain

The term “neuropathy” refers to a disorder or disease of the nerves. This can include sensory numbness, muscle weakness or paralysis, gastric dysfunction, or pain. The pain caused by neuropathy is referred to as neuropathic pain, or nerve pain. There are many different types of nerve pain, divided into categories based [...]

New Findings Released About Cellular Stress And Neuropathic Pain

Neuropathic pain, often referred to as neuralgia, is a complex condition that occurs in 10% of adults over the age of 30. The causes of this pain are as complex and mysterious as the treatment plans, but a new finding in neuropathic pain may simplify both diagnosis and treatment. A [...]

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