Many people with diabetes have some form of nervous system damage. Neuropathy poses a risk to diabetic patients, because loss of sensation can prevent injury or infection from being discovered and treated.
Diabetic nerve damage to the feet, sometimes called diabetic neuropathy, or more correctly, diabetic distal symmetric sensory polyneuropathy, frequently causes people with diabetes to lose sensation in their feet, which is usually describe as "numbness." Sadly, there's really not much available to help this loss of sensation. However,…