Healogics Blog

Management of Neuropathy and Related Ulcers

 

What is diabetic neuropathy?

Diabetic neuropathy is the result of nerve damage from diabetes. Over half of people with diabetes have neuropathy and diabetes is the number one cause for neuropathy. However, there are other causes for such as:

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Topics: Diabetes, Nerve Damage, Neuropathy

Medication Safety

 

Keep a list of your drugs and allergies with you at all times. Take it with you to all of your doctor visits. Include all “over the counter” drugs that you take like Tylenol, Advil, vitamins, herbs and minerals, and any type of “supplements.” If you are allergic to a drug you should wear a bracelet or necklace to let people know. Ask your doctor or drug store how you can get one.

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Topics: Vascular Disease, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Safety, Cancer