The Many Concerns of Diabetes Management
You may have many topics you want to discuss at your next doctor’s visit. This list
probably includes the very important issue of your blood sugar level control.
It may be tempting to put your pain at the bottom of your list. Why is this?
- You might not realize that proper treatment can reduce your diabetic nerve pain
- You might avoid the topic because you wonder if the pain is somehow your fault.
But avoiding the subject doesn’t make this common complication go away. In fact,
it is critical to maintain your blood sugar levels as close to the normal range
as possible. This may help prevent further nerve damage
- You might not fully appreciate how much diabetic nerve pain impacts your daily life. Try our Diabetic Nerve Pain Impact
Questionnaire to see for yourself
Don’t Put Your Diabetic Nerve Pain on the Back Burner
Reducing your pain may be possible. Talk to your doctor at your very next visit.
Even if your pain seems just bothersome now, the nerve damage can get worse over
Diabetic nerve pain care is an important part of overall diabetes care. And it is
a part you may be able to actively improve. With less pain, you’ll feel better and
may even increase your activity level. This is a key component of good
Talk to your doctor when you first notice symptoms. You may even want to visit your
doctor just to focus on ways to relieve your pain symptoms, including talking about
your treatment options.