Neuropathic disorders associated with Diabetes mellitus is known as diabetic neuropathies. This is resulting with diabetic macro vascular injury or diabetic micro vascular injury involving mall blood vessels that supply nerves. It is a type of damage of nerves in legs and feet due to diabetes. Four types of diabetic neuropathies are well known i.e., Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy, Diabetic Proximal Neuropathy, Diabetic Focal Neuropathy.
Most common affected part of peripheral neuropathy is legs and feet results in loss of foot sensation and risk of foot problems.
Symptoms of autonomic neuropathy includes nausea, vomiting, feeling full after having small meals, diarrhea, heart burn etc.,
Last date updated on June, 2014