Nerve damage from diabetes - self-care

Diabetic neuropathy - self-care

Monofilament test

A monofilament test is done to test for nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy), which may be caused by conditions such as diabetes. The monofilament is a small strand of nylon attached to a plastic base. The provider uses this monofilament to check for loss of feeling on your foot.


Treating and Preventing Nerve Damage from Diabetes