5 Questions About Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

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1. What is diabetic peripheral neuropathy? Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is a progressive disease that involves pain, loss of sensation and weakness. However, a proper clinical examination may identify early […]

What Is Foot Drop?

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Symptoms of foot drop The most common symptom of foot drop is dragging your toe on the ground when you walk. This can cause you to trip or fall. Other […]

Living Safely with Peripheral Neuropathy

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36 million people suffer from falls each year, resulting in about 32,000 deaths. In the US, 3 million senior adults are treated for injuries caused by falls due to avoidable […]

National Neuropathy Awareness Week

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May 1-8, 2022 is National Neuropathy Awareness Week. An estimated 20 million Americans suffer from some type of peripheral neuropathy. WinSanTor aims to spread awareness about this condition, which affects […]

Seniors and Neuropathy

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October 1 marks International Day of Older Persons. In the United States, approximately 28% of senior adults live independently and almost 90% wish to continue living independently. To ensure senior […]

How Does Neuropathy Affect Balance?

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How does neuropathy affect balance? There are over 100 types of neuropathies with varying symptoms. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is a progressive disease that often involves pain, loss of sensation […]

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: Treatment

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Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is a progressive disease that often involves pain, loss of sensation and weakness. About 60-70% of diabetic patients are known to suffer from peripheral neuropathy. Above […]

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: Symptoms

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Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is a progressive disease that often involves pain, loss of sensation and weakness. DPN is a condition caused by high blood sugar and about 60-70% of […]

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: Diagnosis

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is a progressive disease that often involves pain, loss of sensation and weakness. Moreover, about 60-70% of diabetic patients are known to suffer from peripheral neuropathy. […]