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Ask the Right Questions at Your Next Doctor's Appointment

Who is the appointment for?

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What is the reason for the appointment?

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Has a doctor diagnosed you with diabetic neuropathy?

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Is the appointment with a current or new doctor?

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What are you symptoms? (Optional)

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What medications are you taking (if any) for Diabetic Neuropathy? (Optional)

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Most important questions to ask about Diabetic Neuropathy

Top 10 Questions about Diabetic Neuropathy

  1. What is diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage) and what causes it?
  2. How will diabetic neuropathy affect my daily life and long-term health, including foot problems, urinary incontinence, digestive problems, and sexual problems?
  3. What are the symptoms of diabetic neuropathy?
  4. Could another medical condition be causing my symptoms?
  5. What are my treatment options for diabetic neuropathy?
  6. What role does blood glucose (sugar) control play in controlling my diabetic neuropathy?
  7. What steps should I take to protect my feet and how should I care for my feet?
  8. What medications can treat diabetic neuropathy and how long do they take to start working?
  9. What medications can treat diabetic neuropathy complications, including urinary incontinence, digestive problems, and sexual problems?
  10. What are the possible risks, benefits, side effects, and interactions of my medication for diabetic neuropathy?
  1. What is diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage) and what causes it?
  2. What are the types of diabetic neuropathy and what type do I have?
  3. Is diabetic neuropathy curable or controllable?
  4. How will diabetic neuropathy affect my daily life and long-term health, including foot problems, urinary incontinence, digestive problems, and sexual problems?
  5. How can I lower my risk of developing complications ?
  6. What types of healthcare providers, such as a neurologist, endocrinologist, dietitian and podiatrist, do I need to see and how often do I need to see them?
  7. Will my diabetic neuropathy get worse over time?
  8. How will I know if my diabetic neuropathy is getting worse?
  9. What are the symptoms of diabetic neuropathy?
  10. Could another medical condition be causing my symptoms?
  11. How is diabetic neuropathy diagnosed and what kinds of tests do I need?
  12. Can my primary care doctor diagnose diabetic neuropathy or will I need to see a specialist, such as a neurologist or endocrinologist?
  13. When and how will I learn of my diagnosis?
  14. Does diabetic neuropathy get worse over time?
  15. How does diabetic neuropathy affect your life and long-term health?
  16. What are my treatment options for diabetic neuropathy?
  17. What might happen if I do nothing to treat my diabetic neuropathy?
  18. What role does blood glucose (sugar) control play in controlling my diabetic neuropathy?
  19. Do I need to add a diabetes medication, change my diabetes medication, or add insulin to my diabetes treatment?
  20. What steps should I take to protect my feet and how should I care for my feet?
  21. What types of exercises are safe for me?
  22. What steps should I take to pres