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It's possible I may have sensorimotor polyneuropathy. I'm due to have an MRI scan in two weeks time, and am currently on 400mg of meds three times a day.

I've heard that this kind of SP may be associated with diabetes, and wondered if it's inevitable I may be tested. My neurologist hasn't suggested it so far.

Thanks for any help offered.

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Peripheral and Autonomic Neuropathy are complications of diabetes.  But neuropathy is caused by things other than diabetes. If I understand the question and you are not diagnosed with DM but concerned that you will be because you have the neuropathy, that is not a given. True, people sometimes already have neuropathy when diagnosed with diabetes, but usually if a person is being treated for neuropathy, they have been tested for diabetes. Your neurologist is the best judge of that.  

Have a wonderful weekend.
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Thanks for your comments.

I really think that the neurologist would have ordered a test for DM before now, or at least mentioned it to me, so hopefully he doesn't consider it a further complicated.

I will post the results of my MRI scan here in a couple of weeks time.

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