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From Tonganoxie, Kansas, USA:

Is neuropathy reversible, once you get your diabetes under control, or is the nerve damage permanent?


Mostly it depends on how advanced the neuropathy is. The DCCT showed there was an approximate 60% reduction in risk between the intensive treatment group and the standard treatment group in diabetic retinopathy, nephropathy, and neuropathy. The benefit of intensive therapy resulted in a delay in the onset and a major slowing of the progression of these three complications.


Original posting 26 Mar 2001
Posted to Complications


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