4 Simple Ways To Manage Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN)

 

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If you’re one of the 26 million Americans living with diabetes, then you’re probably familiar with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), which is nerve damage that’s caused by chronic high blood sugar. DPN tends to be the most common complication of diabetes. Some of its symptoms include a tingling or burning sensation, difficulty walking, and numbness, especially in your feet and toes. If left untreated, DPN can eventually lead to amputation.

While DPN seems to be a growing problem within the African-American community, here are four ways to keep your DPN under control.

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