Preventing Diabetes Nerve Damage

Managing your blood sugar levels is an important part of diabetes care. Keeping your blood sugar as close to your target range as possible can give you the energy you need to feel your best! It can also help prevent serious diabetes complications, such as diabetic neuropathy, or nerve damage.

Someone with nerve damage can feel anything from numbness to severe pain in the affected area. Nerve damage can happen all over the body, but it’s most common in the feet, legs, and arms.

Most nerve damage is preventable with consistent diabetes care. Read more about the symptoms and how to keep your nerves healthy.