A 48-year-old member asked:
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how to get relief for diabetic neuropathy?

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Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Neuropathy Relief: That's a good question. Do you mean relief from the condition, or relief from the symptoms? It is said that getting the blood sugar back to normal can eventually help the nerves heal. That is a worthy goal, and unfortunately difficult. Comments are appreciated. Symptomatic relief often occurs with medicine, either topical or oral. Gabapentin is a popular option, amitriptyline, etc.
Answered on May 21, 2016

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