Diabetic neuropathy consists of two words diabetes + neuropathy. Neuropathy means dysfunction of the one or more peripheral nerves. Diabetic neuropathy means the neuropathy caused due to the high sugar level in the body. It mainly affects the nerves of foot and legs. It is one of the major complication of the diabetes.
Types of Diabetic Neuropathy:-
PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY: It is the most common type of diabetic neuropathy. It affects the legs and foot first, and then it slowly affects the arms and hands.
Numbness and tingling sensation.
Severe pain and cramps.
Loss of balance and coordination.
Foot problems like ulcers, sores and severe deformities