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Diabetic Neuropathy Clinic

Diabetes can affect peripheral sensory and motor nerves, thoracic nerves, cranial nerves or autonomic nerves, manifesting itself in multiple ways. Johns Hopkins neuropathy experts know the potentially debilitating effects of diabetic neuropathy and other nerve disorders. Many people who develop neuropathy don’t even know they have diabetes. Not only can our team treat neuropathy, we can also connect you with our network of experienced experts to manage diabetes and other underlying conditions.

Our main diabetic neuropathy clinic is located at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, but we also have many neurologists across Johns Hopkins who treat diabetic neuropathy and associated conditions.

Diabetic Neuropathy: Why Choose Johns Hopkins

  • Our experienced professionals provide comprehensive evaluations with the latest in diagnostic techniques and treatment options to help patients get back on their feet and maintain their quality of life.
  • The multidisciplinary team creates a customized treatment plan for each patient, including physical therapy and podiatry referrals.
  • Johns Hopkins is one of only a few places in the country using treatments such as Botox injections and spinal stimulators to successfully treat neuropathy. Our patients have access to other groundbreaking treatments, including new medications to control symptoms, procedures to alleviate pain and techniques to promote nerve growth.
  • We offer diabetes management consultation, education and access to the latest clinical trials and pain management services.
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Diabetic Neuropathy Treatment at Johns Hopkins

Patients at Johns Hopkins have access to cutting-edge therapies for diabetic neuropathy. Specialists in neurology, diabetes management and physical therapy work with each patient to create a customized treatment plan.that includes:

  • Optimum control of diabetes to prevent further nerve damage. This can be achieved through a combination of diet, exercise, weight loss and medications that help reduce blood glucose levels and insulin resistance.
  • Pain management with anti-seizure medications, Botox injections, antidepressants, and other drugs and therapies. In cases of severe pain, patients may be referred to the Blaustein Pain Treatment Center for a multidisciplinary approach to pain management.

Our Diabetic Neuropathy Specialists

Xiaoling Li Sr., PAXiaoling Li Sr., PA

Physician Assistant

Expertise: neurological disorders, evaluation and treatment of peripheral neuropathy

Meet our peripheral nerve team.

Making An Appointment

To schedule an appointment for a diabetic neuropathy consultation, call Jennie Ichniowski at 410-502-2909. It will be helpful, but not necessary, to have your physician referral and recent test results available. After scheduling your appointment, you may fax test results to 410-502-5560.

Before Your First Appointment

Please complete these forms and bring them with you to your first appointment. If you have questions or need assistance, please call 410-502-2909.

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Maryland Patients

Thank you for your interest in the Johns Hopkins Peripheral Nerve Center.

Adult Neurology: 410-955-9441
Pediatric Neurology: 410-955-4259

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