Dr. Bill Releford | Diabetic Neuropathy Treatment at the Releford Foot and Ankle Institute

Platelet Rich Plasma Should Be Considered to Manage Diabetic Nerve Pain

Diabetes can create a number of complications that can negatively affect the quality of life. Diabetic neuropathy is perhaps one of the early signs that the disease is not being managed well. About 50% of people suffering from diabetes have diabetic neuropathy. Diabetic neuropathy is a nerve disorder that is accelerated by elevated blood sugars over an extended period of time. Diabetics of at least 10 years have high chances of suffering from diabetic neuropathy. In addition to elevated blood sugars, high blood pressure and high cholesterol seem to be responsible for advancing diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

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