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What's the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes neuropathy risk?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Both are at risk.

All diabetic are at risk for developing neuropathy if their blood sugars are not kept under good control.

In brief: Both are at risk.

All diabetic are at risk for developing neuropathy if their blood sugars are not kept under good control.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Diabetes

Type 1 dm results from the body's failure to produce insulin, and presently requires the person to inject insulin.
(also referred to as insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (iddm) or "juvenile" diabetes) type 2 dm results from Insulin resistance, a condition in which cells fail to use Insulin properly, sometimes combined with an absolute Insulin deficiency. (formerly referred to as noninsulin-depen.

In brief: Diabetes

Type 1 dm results from the body's failure to produce insulin, and presently requires the person to inject insulin.
(also referred to as insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (iddm) or "juvenile" diabetes) type 2 dm results from Insulin resistance, a condition in which cells fail to use Insulin properly, sometimes combined with an absolute Insulin deficiency. (formerly referred to as noninsulin-depen.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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