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How long does it take for neuropathy to set in, if you've had diabetes about 5 years?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Times vary.

Everyone is different.
Neuropathy may develop quickly or it may take years to develop depending on a variety of factors.

In brief: Times vary.

Everyone is different.
Neuropathy may develop quickly or it may take years to develop depending on a variety of factors.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Variable

The longer you have diabetes the greater the chances of developingpdn.
The fact that you have gone 5 years is great, i assume you have type 2 dm. If you keep your sugars under good control with diest/exercise/medication you may never get neuropathy.

In brief: Variable

The longer you have diabetes the greater the chances of developingpdn.
The fact that you have gone 5 years is great, i assume you have type 2 dm. If you keep your sugars under good control with diest/exercise/medication you may never get neuropathy.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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