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The Impact of Diabetic Nerve Pain

Learn How This Pain Affects Daily Life

Does diabetic nerve pain get in the way of doing things that you like to do or need to do? Do you find it difficult to work, care for your family, travel, and enjoy hobbies? For many people with diabetic nerve pain, the answer is yes.

Hear from a real patient named Dorothy, and how diabetic nerve pain affected her.
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In a survey, 64% of diabetic nerve pain sufferers reported that their pain interferes with the daily activities that matter to them.*


*Based on a survey conducted among 553 diabetic nerve pain sufferers.


Many diabetic nerve pain sufferers try to ignore the symptoms. They may not tell their doctors right away. Or even if they do bring up their pain, the discussion can easily veer toward other important aspects of diabetes management—such as blood sugar control. The sufferer may not get around to asking about pain relief.

Unfortunately, nerve pain can be one of the most intense pains that people feel. Diabetic nerve pain can make normal daily activities more difficult.

Complete our Diabetic Nerve Pain Impact Questionnaire to see how your pain impacts your life.

In a survey, 71% of diabetic nerve pain sufferers who said that their pain interferes with the daily activities that matter to them reported that their pain makes it hard for them to fall asleep.*


*Based on a survey conducted among 553 diabetic nerve pain sufferers.

Talk to your doctor to determine if your pain is due to diabetic nerve pain. Together, you can find the best treatment option for you. When your pain is under better control, you can hopefully return to some of the activities you’ve been missing. And you can get back to focusing on your overall diabetes care.

The health information contained herein is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace discussions with a healthcare provider. All decisions regarding patient care must be made with a healthcare provider, considering the unique characteristics of the patient.

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