Did you know that 1 in 2 people with diabetes and 1 in 4 people with pre-diabetes has nerve damage?If you think you might have some symptoms of nerve damage take this quiz:
Neuropathy is the clinical term for nerve damage that affects the peripheral nerves and has symptoms including pain, numbness, tingling and loss of sensation. The most common type of neuropathy is diabetic neuropathy, where high blood sugar causes nerve damage. However, exposure to toxins, drugs (e.g. chemotherapy), alcohol and nutrient deficiencies can all lead to neuropathy.