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If you have diabetes, your blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high. Over time, this can damage the covering on your nerves or the blood vessels that bring oxygen to your nerves. Damaged nerves may stop sending messages, or may send messages slowly or at the wrong times.

This damage is called diabetic neuropathy. Over half of people with diabetes get it. Symptoms may include

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  1. Diabetic Nerve Problems (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... the wrong times. This damage is called diabetic neuropathy. Over half of people with diabetes get it. ... change positions quickly Your doctor will diagnose diabetic neuropathy with a physical exam and nerve tests. Controlling ...
  2. Peripheral Nerve Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... spinal cord. Like static on a telephone line, peripheral nerve disorders distort or interrupt the messages between the brain ... body. There are more than 100 kinds of peripheral nerve disorders. They can affect one nerve or many nerves. ...
  3. Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is a group of genetic nerve disorders. It is named after the three doctors who first identified it. In the United States, CMT ...
  4. Peripheral neuritis; Neuropathy - peripheral; Neuritis - peripheral; Nerve disease ... Neuropathy is very common. There are many types and causes. Often, no cause can be found. Some ...
  5. Neuropathy - alcoholic; Alcoholic polyneuropathy ... The exact cause of alcoholic neuropathy is unknown. It likely includes both a direct poisoning of the nerve by the alcohol and the effect of poor nutrition ...
  6. Neuropathy - autonomic; Autonomic nerve disease ... Autonomic neuropathy is a group of symptoms, not a specific disease. There are many causes. Autonomic neuropathy involves damage ...
  7. Neuropathy - metabolic ... can be caused by many different things. Metabolic neuropathy may be caused by: A problem with the ... one of the most common causes of metabolic neuropathies. People who are at the highest risk of ...
  8. Diabetic Neuropathies: The Nerve Damage of Diabetes From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... Diabetic Neuropathies: The Nerve Damage of Diabetes Diabetic Neuropathies: The Nerve Damage of Diabetes On this page: ... Research For More Information Acknowledgments What are diabetic neuropathies? Diabetic neuropathies are a family of nerve disorders ...
  9. ... OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Autosomal recessive axonal neuropathy with neuromyotonia On this page: Description Genetic changes ... Reviewed September 2014 What is autosomal recessive axonal neuropathy with neuromyotonia? Autosomal recessive axonal neuropathy with neuromyotonia ...
  10. Genetics Home Reference: Ataxia neuropathy spectrum From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... Recent literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Ataxia neuropathy spectrum On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance ... Glossary definitions Reviewed June 2011 What is ataxia neuropathy spectrum? Ataxia neuropathy spectrum is part of a ...
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