Patient was instructed on diabetes complications such as nerves damage (diabetic neuropathy). Damage to the nerve that control the bladder, digestive tract and reproductive organ is called autonomic neuropathy and it can cause problems with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and constipation.
Patient was instructed that neuropathy is a long term complication of diabetes, which means it typically takes many years for it to develop. To prevent and reduce the risk of diabetic neuropathy: blood glucose control, a balanced eating and exercises can help fend off neuropathy.
Patient was instructed on diabetes complications such as nerves damage (diabetic neuropathy). Nerve damage occurs because excess sugar injures the walls of the tiny blood vessels (capillaries) that nourish the nerves.
Patient was instructed on diabetes complications such as nerves damage (diabetic neuropathy). The symptoms depend on which nerves are affected. Most often, diabetes can cause tingling, numbness, or pain that usually begins at the tips of the toes or fingers.
Patient was instructed on nerve damage as a cause of diabetes. The pain that begins in the extremities, toes and fingers over a period of months or years gradually it spreads upward. If not treated, it is possible to loose all sense of feeling in the affected area.
Patient was instructed on nerve damage as a complication of diabetes. Because of the lost sense of feeling in the extremities it is possible to not feel any discomfort in the feet, and it is also possible to develop sores that can turn into skin ulcers without being aware of it.