Navigating the Nerve Maze: Recognizing Diabetic Neuropathy Symptoms at STH Hospital Chethipuzha
When the amount of sugar in our body remains uncontrolled in the body for a long time, it is likely to affect the nervous system. Diabetic neuropathy is a condition that affects the nervous system. In some people these symptoms may be less severe; But for others, diabetic neuropathy can be very painful and distressing. St. Thomas Hospital, Chethipuzha Neurology Department Consultant DR. Bhagya S explains the condition of Diabetic Neuropathy in Diabetics.
It mainly affects the nerves in the legs. When the touch in the foot is reduced, the lesions can go unnoticed and this can lead to a condition called diabetic foot. Since pain is not felt in this condition, even a small cut can lead to a very serious condition. In very severe cases the leg may need to be removed.