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Definition: Neuropathy

Neuropathy

(Neuropatía)

Having diabetes for many years - especially if it's uncontrolled - can damage organs and systems throughout the body, including the nervous system. Neuropathy is a medical term for disease of the nervous system. The type of disease caused by diabetes is called diabetic neuropathy.

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