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The Neuropathy Association Featured on NBC's 'Today Show' as Part of National Neuropathy Week
Date:5/13/2008

and patients need to know they are not alone. The Neuropathy Association can help," noted Ronnie Chalif, The Neuropathy Association's president.

The Neuropathy Association is the leading national patient-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide patient support and education, advocate for patient's interests, and promote research into the causes of and cures for peripheral neuropathies. There are eight Association-designated neuropathy centers located at major medical centers around the country, including:

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center (Phoenix, AZ)

University of California at San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)

Good Samaritan Hospital (Los Angeles, CA)

University of Miami (Miami, FL)

University of Florida and Shands Jacksonville (Jacksonville, FL)

University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University (New York, NY)

Kansas University Medical Center (Kansas City, KS)

About Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy is one of the most common diseases, affecting upwards of 20 million Americans. It results from injury to the peripheral nerves, disrupting the body's ability to communicate with its muscles, organs and tissues. Early warning signs include weakness, numbness, tingling and pain, especially in the hands and feet. If ignored, the symptoms can range from loss of sensation at one extreme to unremitting pain at the other. However, if neuropathy's symptoms are recognized and diagnosed early, it can often be controlled.

One third of all neuropathy patients have diabetes. (Of the entire diabetic population, half will develop some form of neuropathy.) Approximately 30% of neuropathies are "idiopathic," or of an unknown cause. A third of cases include a range of causes including autoimmune disorders, tumors, heredity, nutritional imbalances, infections, and toxins. Neuropathy's progression can be variable: some come on suddenly, som
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