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Can diabetic neuropathy cause loss of bowel control?


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September 04, 2007 2:12PM


I have been researching this very subject for days now as I have type 2 diabetes and now over the past 6-8 months have developed a fairly horrible loss of bowel control.

Diabetic Neuropathy can definitely affect the feet, legs, hands and arms but there is also another type of neuropathy that also affects the groin, abdomen, stomach, bowel area and can disrupt normal bowel function.

So my answer is yes. i believe so, after researching it online.