What are Neuropathy and Diabetes?

When someone is suffering from neuropathy, it means that they have sustained damage to their nerves.
Sometimes referred to as peripheral neuropathy, the condition isn’t actually a single health condition at all, but more a term used to describe the various health problems – and associated symptoms – that come with the condition itself.

Diabetes, which presents in various forms, can cause neuropathy in some people.

What are Neuropathy and Diabetes?

When someone is suffering from neuropathy, it means that they have sustained damage to their nerves.
Sometimes referred to as peripheral neuropathy, the condition isn’t actually a single health condition at all, but more a term used to describe the various health problems – and associated symptoms – that come with the condition itself.

Diabetes, which presents in various forms, can cause neuropathy in some people.

How does Diabetes Cause Neuropathy?

The main issue for people who suffer from diabetes is that their body cannot properly regulate levels of glucose in the blood. In diabetics, these glucose levels are often very high, and this has a direct effect on the nerves, along with a number of the body’s other functions and systems.

When blood glucose levels are high, the small blood vessels that supply nerves around the body become damaged. The consequence is that nerves cannot get the nutrients they need, and so nerve fibres are either damaged or disappear altogether.

This then leads to either sensory neuropathy – affecting nerves that deal with touch, pain, temperature and other skin-related sensations, autonomic neuropathy – affecting nerves that carry information to the organs and glands, or motor neuropathy – which has an effect on physical movement.

How does Diabetes Cause Neuropathy?

The main issue for people who suffer from diabetes is that their body cannot properly regulate levels of glucose in the blood. In diabetics, these glucose levels are often very high, and this has a direct effect on the nerves, along with a number of the body’s other functions and systems.

When blood glucose levels are high, the small blood vessels that supply nerves around the body become damaged. The consequence is that nerves cannot get the nutrients they need, and so nerve fibres are either damaged or disappear altogether.

This then leads to either sensory neuropathy – affecting nerves that deal with touch, pain, temperature and other skin-related sensations, autonomic neuropathy – affecting nerves that carry information to the organs and glands, or motor neuropathy – which has an effect on physical movement.

What Can Help?

Kenkoh massage sandals can provide a great deal of relief for people with diabetes and the associated symptoms of neuropathy.
The nearly 1,000 natural rubber nodules which are placed in the footbed ofKenkohreflexology sandals stimulate the nerves and reflex points on the bottom of each foot as you walk. This reduces common feelings of numbness and helps to improve blood circulation. Combining modern Japanese design and the ancient arts of acupressure and reflexology, Kenkoh massage sandals provide targeted relief for your feet.

How Can Kenkoh Help?

Kenkoh massage sandals can provide a great deal of relief for people with diabetes and the associated symptoms of neuropathy.
The nearly 1,000 natural rubber nodules which are placed in the footbed ofKenkohreflexology sandals stimulate the nerves and reflex points on the bottom of each foot as you walk. This reduces common feelings of numbness and helps to improve blood circulation. Combining modern Japanese design and the ancient arts of acupressure and reflexology, Kenkoh massage sandals provide targeted relief for your feet.

What Can Help?

Kenkoh massage sandals can provide a great deal of relief for people with diabetes and the associated symptoms of neuropathy.
The nearly 1,000 natural rubber nodules which are placed in the footbed ofKenkohreflexology sandals stimulate the nerves and reflex points on the bottom of each foot as you walk. This reduces common feelings of numbness and helps to improve blood circulation. Combining modern Japanese design and the ancient arts of acupressure and reflexology, Kenkoh massage sandals provide targeted relief for your feet.

How Can Kenkoh Help?

Kenkoh massage sandals can provide a great deal of relief for people with diabetes and the associated symptoms of neuropathy.
The nearly 1,000 natural rubber nodules which are placed in the footbed ofKenkohreflexology sandals stimulate the nerves and reflex points on the bottom of each foot as you walk. This reduces common feelings of numbness and helps to improve blood circulation. Combining modern Japanese design and the ancient arts of acupressure and reflexology, Kenkoh massage sandals provide targeted relief for your feet.

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