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Nerve Problems

  • Diabetic Neuropathy (Nerve Problems)

    The risk of developing nerve damage, or neuropathy, increases the longer a person has diabetes. About half of people with diabetes have some form of neuropathy.

  • Discovering Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy

    Diabetic autonomic neuropathy usually occurs after a person has had diabetes for at least 20 years or has had poor control of blood sugar.

  • Understanding Gastroparesis

    Gastroparesis is a stomach disorder that can affect people with diabetes. It occurs when nerve damage keeps the stomach from emptying normally.

  • How Can Diabetes Affect Bladder Control?

    Over time, diabetes can damage the nerves that control the bladder. In both men and women, this can lead to overactive bladder.