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Can vitamin D reverse nerve damage from diabetes?

Posted on: February 15, 2013   by  John Cannell, MD


Diabetic neuropathy is a neurological disorder that is often associated with diabetes mellitus. It results from injury to the small blood vessels that supply nerves. Symptoms may include numbness and tingling of extremities, abnormal sensations, diarrhea, erectile dysfunction, urinary incontinence, facial and eyelid drooping, vision changes, dizziness, muscle weakness, difficulty swallowing, speech impairment, muscle contractions, lack of orgasm, or burning and electric sensations.

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2 Responses to Can vitamin D reverse nerve damage from diabetes?

  1. mbuck

    Doc, could you please address my issue at

    Thank you,

  2. hlahore@gmail.com

    Nice article. There are 4 other articles and a clinical trial about Vitamin D and Peripheral Neuropathy, an Overview of Vitamin D and diabetes, and links to 134 clinical trials for vitamin D intervention to prevent of treat diabetes.
    Diabetes is one of the top 10 diseases to be prevented and treated by vitamin D. http://www.vitamindwiki.com/tiki-index.php?page_id=3800

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