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Symptoms of Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is nerve pain associated with diabetes, and is commonly targeted to improve quality of life in diabetics.

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The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies to tell you what supplements affect Symptoms of Diabetic Neuropathy.

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Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
? The amount of high quality evidence. The more evidence, the more we can trust the results.
Supplement Magnitude of effect
? The direction and size of the supplement's impact on each outcome. Some supplements can have an increasing effect, others have a decreasing effect, and others have no effect.
Consistency of research results
? Scientific research does not always agree. HIGH or VERY HIGH means that most of the scientific research agrees.
Notes
grade-b Notable Very High See 2 studies
Not yet compared to reference drugs, but it has been subject to a meta-analysis and appears to be more effective than other options for reducing nerve pain associated with diabetes. The lack of a reference comparison and some evidence suggesting no effect prevent a strong rating.
grade-c Minor - See study
A reduction in symptoms associated with diabetic neuropathy has been noted with magnesium supplementation
grade-d Minor - See study
One study noted a small reduction in symptoms, Much more evidence is needed.

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