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One of the unfortunate side effects of diabetes is the assault on the nerves of the feet and eyes. The nerves around these areas are free game for the excess blood sugars floating around your blood stream because these tissues do not require the gatekeeper of an insulin receptor.
The feet need to have the optimal sensation in order for you to participate safely with your activities that challenge your mobility. It takes a certain nerve control to sense the change in the surface your walking on. During early changes of sensation, there may be numbness that it uncomfortable but doesn’t per say interfere with your activities. You might just be a little “clumsy”. But it is dangerous to ignore this as the cause of this is typically uncontrolled sugar levels. As long as these sugar levels are out of whack, the nerves of the feet and eyes are being attacked.