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Diabetic cystopathy is a complication of diabetes in which the
nerves to the bladder are damaged, leading to problems with bladder control and
function. As a result, the bladder can become too full, leak urine, become
hard to empty, and cause urinary tract infections.
This condition is usually treated with medicine. Sometimes it is
treated with special urinating (voiding) techniques, surgery, or other
Current as of:
May 22, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Karin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology
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