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Steps to Prevent or Delay Diabetic Nerve Damage
If you have diabetes, you're probably aware that high blood sugar can cause nerve damage over time. But is it inevitable? This eMedTV slideshow describes things you can do to help prevent -- or at least delay -- the onset of diabetic neuropathy.

Steps to Prevent or Delay Diabetic Nerve Damage
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You've Heard It Before

Yep, it's the same old advice: control your blood sugar. Although the exact mechanisms may be complicated and not yet fully understood, the end result isn't. High blood sugar damages nerves. Long-term control of blood sugar is probably the most significant way a person can prevent or at least delay diabetic neuropathy.


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