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- Website: National Women’s Health Network
- Resource type: Newsletter
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Symptoms of diabetic neuropathy (nerve pain) range from numbness to severe pain. Some evidence suggests alternative treatments may help with pain such as exercise, capsaicin skin cream or dietary supplements such as alpha-lipoic acid, vitamin B12 and vitamin D.
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Rated on: 5/2/2017 3:37:52 PM
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