Neuropathy is a generic medical term for a group of diseases of the nerve. They affect both motor and sensory nerves with varying results. Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy is a term used to describe damage done to the nerves by high Glucose levels in the blood stream. Generally this high Glucose level causes a deterioration of the Mylin Sheath surrounding the central nerve and leads to its degeneration.

When the affected nerve is a motor nerve, progressive loss of ability to stimulate the related muscle structures causes loss of function.

When the affected nerve is a sensory nerve, two different results may occur. Often only the sensory function is impaired and a gradual deterioration in feeling and sensation occur. Sometimes, when the Mylin Sheath becomes damaged, intense pain results which necessitates the use of narcotic pain killers.

When sensation is essential to function, as for example in the male erectile response, function also becomes impaired. See our page on Impotence.

Sometimes when the damage done to the nerve causes loss of function, as with a Heart muscle, the consequences can result in Heart Failure and death.

All parts of our complex nervous system can be affected by high average Glucose levels; this includes the Central Nervous System, the Voluntary Nervous System and both the Sympathetic and Parasympathetic elements of our Involuntary Nervous System.

When the Blood Sugar Control System is repaired and again functions properly, Neuropathy, along with many other symptoms of impaired Glucose control will reverse. Nerves will regenerate. They will regenerate faster when supplied with the unique nutrients needed to repair cellular and plasma membrane damage.

This Neuropathy is one of several extremely dangerous side effects of a Blood Sugar Control System that does not function to maintain normal levels of both Glucose and Insulin in our bodies. Neuropathy is a normal consequence of Hyperinsulinemia. Below we include a starter list of references for those who like to study the original material. Much more information is included in our Special Report which also offers a methodology that has a track record of reversing the underlying cause of this disease.


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