Diabetic peripheral neuropathy treatment options.Symptoms of Diabetic neuropathy
Patients with long standing type 1 or type 2 diabetes are at risk for developing poly neuropathy. Also known as peripheral neuropathy the symptoms often start as numb toes. Burning or other symptoms of neuropathy may appear as the condition progresses. The symptoms of both type 1 and type 2 diabetic neuropathy are very similar. Treating diabetic poly-neuropathy requires strict blood glucose control. There are a few drugs FDA approved for diabetic nerve pain treatment. Below is the latest research on from the National Library of Medicine concerning symptoms and treatment of diabetic nerve pain and peripheral neuropathy. This information is provides free of charge to residents of the Phoenix Arizona area who have been diagnosed with diabetic neuropathy….
The above news articles concerning the symptoms of type 2 diabetes, which is a lifestyle disease are contrasted to the signs and symptoms of type 1 diabetes, which is an autoimmune disorder. In our practice we have found that many peripheral neuropathy nutrient remedies advertised online indeed contain substances that have been shown to help with the symptoms of diabetic neuropathy like burning feet and numb toes. Unfortunately these same neuropathy “cures” rarely have a strong enough dosage of nutrients like benfotiamine. Alpha lipoic acid, and other potentially useful neuropathy nutrients to offer benefits to patients suffering from peripheral neuropathy. Poly-neuropathy can often be helped with these nutrients, but they must be given in adequate doses.