July 7, 2020
With more than 30 million Americans diagnosed with diabetes, and another 87 million diagnosed with obesity, both conditions have become national epidemics. Obesity and diabetes tend to cluster together - many people who have one ailment also suffer from the other.
Both obesity and diabetes are proven to injure the peripheral and central nervous systems, but central obesity - fat collected around the waist - is especially problematic. Read Dr. Callaghan’s interview about how nerve damage is identified and treated, plus how research is leading to new ways for patients to limit or prevent damage.