Diabetic Neuropathy: Medical History and Physical Exam
When you have diabetic neuropathy, your doctor will get your medical history and may ask you about the following:
Your doctor will also give you a physical exam. During the exam, the doctor may check:
During every visit, your doctor needs to examine your feet for cracked or peeling skin, excessive or reduced sweating, blisters, calluses, ulcers, signs of infection, bone and joint abnormalities, and other problems. You should have a complete foot exam at least once a year.
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