High blood sugar can have a damaging effect on nerves, which is why patients with type 2 diabetes are at higher risk of neuropathy in the feet – often leading to numbness, weakness, pain or in some cases the loss of the feet. But can neuropathy in the feet be reversed in patients with type 2 diabetes through lifestyle changes such as weight loss and better nutrition? That is the question submitted by Donna in Maineville to this segment of TriHealth’s Doctor on Call.
Doctor on Call is a segment in partnership with WCPO-TV featuring TriHealth physicians answering medical questions submitted by viewers to WCPO. You can submit a question here.