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What are the types of diabetic neuropathy?
There are different types of diabetic neuropathy. The distinction depends
upon which types and location of nerves are affected.
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy refers
to damage to peripheral nerves, most commonly the nerves of the feet and legs.
Diabetic proximal neuropathy affects
nerves in the thighs, hips, or buttocks.
Diabetic autonomic neuropathy affects
the autonomic nervous system, the nerves that control body functions. For
example, it can affect nerves of the gastrointestinal, urinary, genital, or
Diabetic focal neuropathy affects a
specific nerve or area at any site in the body.