Women with Type 2 Diabetes Found More Likely to Get Neuropathy than Men

A recent research study has found that in type 2 diabetes (T2D) patients, women are more likely than men to experience neuropathy symptoms. The study originally set out to determine if a vitamin D deficiency in patients with T2D increased their risk of developing neuropathic pain. Research has suggested that a vitamin D deficiency may
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New Library Book at Support Group Meetings

NATX has purchased a new book for each of the Support Group Libraries: “How to Live Well with Chronic Pain and Illness” by Toni Bernhard. Amazon describes the book, “Chronic illness creates many challenges, from career crises and relationship issues to struggles with self-blame, personal identity, and isolation. Beloved author Toni Bernhard addresses these challenges
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National Patient Conference in Austin

NATX is partnering with the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy to bring you the Annual Patient Conference in Austin, Texas this year! This year’s conference will be centered around “Living Your Best Life with Peripheral Neuropathy.” Topics will include the latest in neuropathy research, physical and emotional health skills, and clever adaptations for your lifestyle. Attendees
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Medical Marijuana: Treatment Option

Scientific research shows efficacy in medical marijuana when treated for chronic pain. Check out this article by the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy to learn more about marijuana as a treatment option for neuropathy (click here).

Joe Castelli, NATX member, Rides 23 Continuous Hours in a Bike Marathon to Support All Neuropathy Patients

Joe Castelli, a neuropathy patient and member of NATX, who was an avid cyclist before he was diagnosed with painful idiopathic neuropathy, rode for 23 hours and covered 274 miles at the Pace Bend Ultra cycling event on February 2nd. Quite a feat for someone whose feet hurt constantly!  Joe completed the ride to challenge himself and
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When you shop on AmazonSmile, Amazon Gives to NATX

When you shop on Amazon, please consider doing so through AmazonSmile. Every time you shop, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Neuropathy Alliance of Texas. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know, only now it gives a little back! Click here to start shopping!