Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Podiatry

Diabetic Neuropathy

Signs & Symptoms

Depending on the type(s) of nerves involved, one or more symptoms may be present in diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

 
For sensory neuropathy:

  • Numbness or tingling in the feet
  • Pain or discomfort in the feet or legs, including prickly, sharp pain or burning feet

 

For motor neuropathy:

  • Muscle weakness and loss of muscle tone in the feet and lower legs
  • Loss of balance
  • Changes in foot shape that can lead to areas of increased pressure

 

For autonomic neuropathy:

  • Dry feet
  • Cracked skin

 

This information was provided by the ACFAS. For more information from the ACFAS, please click here.

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