Neuropathy And The Blood Sugar Connection Part I

High blood sugar is one of the most devastating consequences of being #diabetic.

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What you may not know however is that even borderline elevations of blood sugar especially over long periods of time can cause considerable problems, not the least of which is peripheral neuropathy.

What a lot of people don’t realize is that borderline blood sugar elevations over a longer time cause them to feel really lousy, stiff, sore, and achy. Yes, this may even contributes to a lot of the symptoms that people ordinarily attribute to things like arthritis and fibromyalgia.

Why is this?

This is due to a process that occurs in our bodies called glycosilation. What might you ask is glycosilation?

This is simply what happens when elevated blood sugars are allowed to persist and free sugar (glucose) molecules attach themselves to protein structures.

Proteins make up large components of our skin, muscles, and yes even the lining of our joints. As you can see, elevated blood sugars over time can affect almost our entire bodies!

Your nerves are no exception.

But what is the root cause of this elevation in blood sugar?

That’s what we’ll talk about next time in part two of this article. So be sure to read this and the next segment very carefully and post your comments and questions on Facebook!

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