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Word! Neuropathy

Neuropathy

Say: noo-rah-puh-thee

Having diabetes for many years – especially if it's uncontrolled – can damage the nervous system. Neuropathy is the medical word for disease of the nervous system. When this is caused by diabetes, it's called diabetic neuropathy.

The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital is a department of Maine Medical Center