Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is what can occur when diabetes begins to affect your nervous system. This can occur for several reasons. One, it can relate to blood sugar levels being too high for too long. Diabetic neuropathy can come in four forms, peripheral neuropathy, autonomic neuropathy, proximal neuropathy and focal neuropathy.

Typical symptoms of diabetic neuropathy include tingling, numbness, burning (especially in the evening) and pain.

Treatment options for pain peripheral neuropathy include pain medication, prescription medications, the TENS treatment or an ergonomic cast/splint.