Behavioral Therapy Eases Pain from Diabetic Neuropathy

A controlled clinical study from Boston University School of Medicine and the Veterans Administration indicates that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can help relieve chronic pain for people suffering with type II diabetes. Left untreated, elevated glucose levels can develop into nerve damage, causing painful burning and stinging sensations in the hands and feet. DPN patients learned relaxation techniques and how to identify and challenge thoughts that contribute to pain. READ MORE

Source: The Journal of Pain