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How can I treat numbness in my toes caused by diabetes?

Some treatments for numbness and foot pain caused by diabetes are:

  • Control of diabetes through diet, exercise and meds (including blood pressure and weight)
  • Fairly regular foot checks and annual podiatry exam

Numbness in your toes caused by diabetes can be treated by better control of your glucose, or sugars, as well as medications provided by your physician that specifically help with nerve pain. Ensuring that your blood pressure and cholesterol are well controlled and avoiding tobacco will help.

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