Neuropathy of the Feet
The department of podiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center collaborates with the Joslin Diabetes Clinic to help diabetic patients with foot problems.
Nerve Damage from Diabetic Neuropathy
Nerve damage feels like numbness or tingling at first, and then leaves you with a complete loss of feeling
Charot-Marie-Tooth, or CMT, is the most frequent type of the genetic neuropathies and too often remains undiagnosed. This genetic neuropathy appears in patients of all ages and it is not uncommon to find it in children causing deformities of the feet. There is no known cure as of this date. For more information on CMT visit the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF) a non-profit 501(c)3 organization which raises awareness, funds scientific research, and educates the medical community as well as the general public about Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. visit: www.HNF-Cure.org/
Diabetic Nerve Pain: A Guide for Patients and Families
Actor Jerry Mathers is the host of the American Academy of Neurology Foundation's latest patient education video and guidebook, Diabetic Nerve Pain: A Guide for Patients and Families. The video answers important questions for people who suffer from nerve pain because of diabetes and their caregivers. The accompanying guidebook can be downloaded for free by visiting www.aan.com/patients
Health Link - Living With Peripheral Neuropathy
Peripheral neuropathy can produce pain, loss of sensation, and an inability to control muscles in certain areas of the body, especially the hands and feet. Upwards of 20 million Americans suffer from peripheral neuropathy. One of the most common causes is diabetes. When diagnosed early, it can often be controlled. We examine the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of peripheral neuropathy.