The nerve damage that can occur if you have diabetes is called diabetic neuropathy. There are four main types of diabetic neuropathy:
- Peripheral neuropathy - It is the most common type of diabetic neuropathy. It affects the feet and legs first, followed by the hands and arms.
- Autonomic neuropathy - The autonomic nervous system controls your heart, bladder, stomach, intestines, sex organs and eyes. Diabetes can affect nerves in any of these areas.
- Radiculoplexus neuropathy - It affects nerves in the thighs, hips, buttocks or legs. It's more common in people with type 2 diabetes and older adults.
- Mononeuropathy - Mononeuropathy, or focal neuropathy, is damage to a specific nerve in the face, middle of the body (torso) or leg. It's most common in older adults. Mononeuropathy often strikes suddenly and can cause severe pain.
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