What approaches work best to help diabetic neuropathy, other than watching your blood sugar levels?

Alpha lipoic acid. There are several studies from europe that show that the natural substance, Alpha lipoic acid, 300-600 mg/ day has been beneficial and it helps to lower blood sugar as well.
Diabetic neuropathy. Besides watching the blood sugar level, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is recommended. You should: - have a healthy-eating plan - get plenty of physical activity - stop smoking - avoid alcohol.
Multiple factors. Diabetic neuropathy is nerve damage and therefore can never be 100% restored. To improve and prevent further deterioration diet and exercise is the key. Keep blood sugars under control. Stop smoking (affects circulation to nerves) limit alcohol use which destroys nerves. Vit. B may levels should be checked and supplemented as required.