Diet Can Help Diabetes-Related Pain

WebMD.com reported about a common nerve pain diabetics suffer called diabetic neuropathy.

"What can start as a little tingling or numbness in your feet can turn into major problems with walking, working and leading an active lifestyle," the Web site reported. "Diabetic neuropathy can also wreak havoc with your digestion, your sexual response, and make it hard to feel normal body sensations."

Doctors' tips included guidelines for a healthy, well-balanced diet, which includes six to 10 servings of complex carbohydrates, about five ounces of meat a day, two servings of dairy, four servings of fruits and four of vegetables and up to five servings of fats and oils.

Copyright 2012, Internet Broadcasting. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed