About 29.1 million people (9.3% of the United States population) have diabetes.
Nervous system damage, or neuropathy, affects 60% to 70% of people with diabetes. Neuropathy is a major complication that may cause diabetics to experience pain, tingling, and loss of feeling in their feet, as well as experience balance and gait issues that make it difficult to walk.
Numbness can lead to infections and ulcers that, for diabetics, can spread quickly and can be difficult to heal due to the decrease in blood flow that diabetics often experience.
Because of these complications, diabetics are more prone to amputations.
Our doctors train at length on the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic and all other neuropathies and their complications. They have received extensive additional training in order to offer a sub-specialty to the public in this underserved area, offering innovative and compassionate solutions to this debilitating and pervasive problem.
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