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When you have diabetic neuropathy, your doctor will get your
medical history and may
ask you about the following:
Your doctor will also give you a physical exam. During the
exam, the doctor may check:
During every visit, your doctor needs to examine your feet for
cracked or peeling skin, excessive or reduced sweating, blisters, calluses,
ulcers, signs of infection, bone and joint abnormalities, and other problems.
You should have a complete foot exam at least once a year.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerKarin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology
Current as ofMarch 13, 2017
Current as of:
March 13, 2017
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
& Karin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology
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