News and research about nerves and neuropathy, including nerve pain and treatments for diabetic neuropathies. Diabetic neuropathies are a family of nerve disorders caused by diabetes. People with diabetes can, över tid, develop nerve damage throughout the body. Om 60 till 70 procent av personer med diabetes har någon form av neuropati. People with diabetes can develop nerve problems at any time, but risk rises with age and longer duration of diabetes.