Diabetic Neuropathy Market Size & Share, by Disorder (Peripheral, Autonomic, Proximal, Focal Neuropathy); Treatment (Drugs, Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)); End-user (Hospitals & Clinics, Retail Pharmacies, Online Pharmacy) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2023-2033

  • Report ID: 4526
  • Published Date: Feb 24, 2023
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Global Diabetic Neuropathy Market Definition

Diabetic neuropathy, a condition that harms the nerves, is the leading cause of Diabetes mellitus. As diabetic neuropathies' indicators cannot be detected early on, patients that have had diabetes for a long period are more inclined to suffer nerve damage throughout their bodies. Although there is no cure for diabetic neuropathy, it is still controlled or prevented through the use of a variety of therapeutic approaches.

The nerve damage will include feet, organs, and muscles and affects the ability to see, hear, move or feel. The major symptoms of diabetic neuropathy such as paresthesias, numbness, muscle fatigue, cramps in the limbs, foot ulcers, inability to feel extreme temperatures. Diabetic neuropathy may also affect the urinary tract, blood vessels, digestive system, and heart. It can also cause permanent disability in case of severe nerve damage.

Medications such as amitriptyline, duloxetine, gabapentin, and pregabalin, along with multivitamins, will help to relieve pain and nerve damage. The advanced treatment method for this disease is intraneural facilitation where blood flow restoration is done to the damaged nerves. Intake of vitamin B 12 is recommended to improve red blood cell production and nerve function.

Global Diabetic Neuropathy Market: Key Insights

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Base Year Market Size (2022)

~ USD 5 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2033)

~ USD 9 Billion

Regional Scope

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa)

Global Diabetic Neuropathy Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2023 - 2033

The global diabetic neuropathy market is estimated to garner a revenue of USD 9 Billion by the end of 2033 by growing at a CAGR of ~8% over the forecast period, i.e., 2023 – 2033. Further, the market generated a revenue of USD 5 Billion in the year 2022. The growth of the market can be attributed to the surge in diabetes cases globally, which is one of the major factors anticipated to drive the growth of the market during the forecast period.  For instance, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 10 Americans have diabetes as of 2022. Moreover, an upsurge in the prevalence of unhealthy lifestyles, such as the consumption of sugary food, a lack of exercise, smoking, and a poor sleep schedule, among others, are anticipated to boost the market growth. Moreover, diabetes will also lead to the occurrence of many other disorders, including hypertension, and heart disease. Genetics, obesity, or overweight, also play a huge role in the incidence of diabetes, and it is anticipated to boost the growth of the global diabetic neuropathy market.

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The increasing obesity issue across the world is one of the major factors fueling the growth of the diabetic neuropathy market during the forecast period. About 38.2 million children across the world as suffering from obesity or overweight who are less than 5 years of age according to data from the World Health Organization, 2019. Obesity is when your body gets more amount of glucose that is converted into fat, which is used for energy expenditure in the future. On the other hand, over-fat storage leads to cholesterol deposits, which are referred to as an obesity condition. Obesity also causes blockage of blood vessels and arteries, causing a heart attack. The overweight also causes a burden on the joints of the legs, as they cannot bare the excess pressure put on them, leading to an arthritis condition.

Global Diabetic Neuropathy Market: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Rising Improper Diet in People with Increasing Preference for Outdoor Food and Disposable Income – Consuming unhealthy foods such as sugary drinks, processed and fried foods leads to weight gain, obesity, and the development of chronic diseases. Also, eating an unhealthy diet leads to disorders including cardiovascular diseases, cancer, communicable and non-communicable diseases, and infections. All these elements are estimated to boost market growth. As per the data collected, obesity affected over 750 million adults across the world in 2020

  • Rising Population Rates with Increasing Living Standards and Longevity – Increasing population is expected to increase the incidence of diabetic cases among the people, and it is expected to drive the market’s growth in the upcoming year. As per the reported data, the world population increased to 7.8 billion in 2021 up from 7.3 billion in 2015.

  • Increasing Practice of a Sedentary Lifestyle that Leads to Weight Gain Issues - Approximately 3.2 million deaths and 32.1 million DALYs (representing about 2.1% of global DALYs) each year are caused by insufficient physical activity.

  • Rising Awareness Regarding Diagnosis and Treatment Among People – It was observed that 1.5 million new diabetic cases were diagnosed in 2018 in the U.S.


  • High Cost of Treatment for Neuropathic Pain - The market's future is being hampered by the rising cost of the medications used to treat diabetic neuropathy. The availability of alternate treatments, such as radiotherapy and physiotherapy, appears to be more convenient and results in better clinical outcomes for the patients. As per recent data, pharmacological therapy expenses each year and over the course are considered USD 13.80 for expert consultations and USD 10.50 for general practitioners.
  • Undiagnosed Cases of Diabetes
  • Lack of Access to People for Proper Medical Care

Market Segmentation

The global diabetic neuropathy market is segmented and analyzed for demand and supply by disorder into peripheral, autonomic, proximal, and focal neuropathy. Out of which, the peripheral neuropathy segment is anticipated to hold the largest market size by the end of 2033 on account of rising cases of nerve pain or traumatic injuries, infections, and metabolic problems causing nerve damage that leads to peripheral neuropathy. More than 62,000 traumatic brain injury-related deaths occurred in the U.S. in 2020, accounting for about 170 deaths per day. Nerve damage can be caused by various incidents that occur in daily life, such as road accidents, increasing stress, anxiety, depression, surgery, cancer, infections, alcohol consumption, genetic neurological conditions, diabetes, and falling during sports or in any situation. People should look for symptoms such as numbness, loss of coordination, muscle fatigue, unable to stand or walk properly, muscle spasms, pain, and a buzzing sensation such as electrical shock.

The global diabetic neuropathy market is also segmented and analyzed for demand and supply by treatment into drugs, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), and others. Amongst these three segments, the drugs segment is expected to garner a significant share. Patients suffering from mild to severe pain or inflammation use various kinds of drugs, and non-steroidal drugs (NSAIDs) are one of the most common drugs. The increasing use of these drugs across the globe impacts the growth of the market segment as per the analysis during the forecast period. NSAIDs are used to prevent the release of certain chemicals in the body that cause pain. These are mainly used in arthritis pain caused owing to bone deterioration mostly in old age people. These are also prescribed to decrease migraines, tooth pain, and high fevers such as the flu where body pains are common symptoms. It belongs to the class of painkillers and is used as an analgesic and antipyretic.  During COVID-19 in 2019, NSAIDs are used by about 20% of patients to reduce mild fever and body pains which are believed to provide a survival benefit to patients in China.

Our in-depth analysis of the global diabetic neuropathy market includes the following segments: 

                          By Disorder

  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Proximal Neuropathy
  • Focal Neuropathy

                          By Treatment

  • Drugs
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Others

                          By End-User

  • Hospitals & Clinics
  • Retail Pharmacy
  • Online Pharmacy
  • Others

Global Diabetic Neuropathy Market Regional Synopsis

The North America diabetic neuropathy market, amongst the market in all the other regions, is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2033. The growth of the market can be attributed majorly to the rising prevalence of diabetes, the increasing geriatric population, and the growing healthcare expenditure on diabetes. As per the estimations of the American Diabetes Association in 2018, the total cost of diagnosed diabetes was USD 327 billion of which USD 237 billion was spent on direct medical costs and USD 90 billion on reduced productivity in the U.S. The aged population in the region and the rising concern of people and the government on their health increases the healthcare expenditure in the region. The government also initiated several camps to provide proper awareness and health care to the public. The rising disposable income and increasing penetration of the internet increased the early diagnosis visits in the region is projected to have a positive impact on the market growth during the forecast period. Digitalization and improvement in the infrastructure of hospitals to provide good patient care increases healthcare expenditure and reduces the risk of disease prevalence. All these factors is projected to rise the growth of the global diabetic neuropathy market in the region.


Top Featured Companies Dominating the Global Diabetic Neuropathy Market

  • Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
    • Company Overview
    • Business Strategy
    • Key Product Offerings
    • Financial Performance
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Risk Analysis
    • Recent Development
    • Regional Presence
    • SWOT Analysis
  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.
  • GlaxoSmithKline plc
  • Lupin Limited
  • Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited
  • Assertio Holdings, Inc.
  • Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
  • Pfizer Inc.



In the News

  • DyAnsys, Inc. received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for first relief, a PENS (Percutaneous Electrical Neurostimulation) that can be used to treat the pain of diabetic neuropathy.

  •  Medtronic plc declared its FDA approval for Intellis, a rechargeable neurostimulator, and Vanta, a recharge-free neurostimulator for the treatment of chronic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.


Author Credits:  Radhika Gupta, Shivam Bhutani

  • Report ID: 4526
  • Published Date: Feb 24, 2023
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Key Questions Answered in the Report

1) What are the major factors driving the growth of the diabetic neuropathy market?

Ans: Increasing cases of diabetes and a rising population are major factors driving the growth of the diabetic neuropathy market.

2) What would be the CAGR of diabetic neuropathy market over the forecast period?

Ans: The market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of ~8% over the forecast period, i.e., 2023 – 2033.

3) What are the challenges affecting the diabetic neuropathy market growth?

Ans: High cost of treatment and undiagnosed cases are the challenges affecting the market growth

4) Which region will provide more business opportunities for growth of diabetic neuropathy market in future?

Ans: The market in the North American region is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2035 and provide more business opportunities in the future.

5) Who are the major players dominating the diabetic neuropathy market?

Ans: The major players in the market are Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Abbott Laboratories, Eli Lilly and Company, Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., GlaxoSmithKline plc, Lupin Limited, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, Assertio Holdings, Inc., Astellas Pharma Inc., and Pfizer Inc.

6) How are the company profiles selected?

Ans: The company profiles are selected based on the revenues generated from the product segment, geographical presence of the company which determine the revenue generating capacity as well as the new products being launched into the market by the company.

7) What are the segments in the diabetic neuropathy market?

Ans: The market is segmented by disorder, treatment, end-user, and by region.

8) Which segment captures the largest market size in disorder in the diabetic neuropathy market?

Ans: The peripheral Neurotherapy segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2035 and display significant growth opportunities.


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