Foot pain, numbness, nerve pain, does anyone else know what I'm going through? Yes, we do!

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Resources about Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic Neuropathy: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention (Islets of Hope)
Diabetic Neuropathies: The Nerve Damage of Diabetes (National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse)
Diabetic neuropathy (MedlinePlus)
NINDS Diabetic Neuropathy Information Page (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)
Diabetic Neuropathy (Mayo Clinic)

Discussions about Neuropathy

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Diabetes Forum

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hand neuropathy

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Too early for Neuropathy?

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Nerve Studies

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Comment by Mike on November 29, 2011 at 9:22am

What has evryone done to get past neuropathy? I have been battling it for almost a year. it has gotten better but it still flares up it's ugly head. So does it go away if you get your weight under control. maybe where the type II goes away?

Comment by Kristen Marie on November 29, 2011 at 9:17am

I'm also on Gabapentin! I would not be able to function without it.

Comment by Tee Juan Dee on October 18, 2011 at 7:35pm
and keep your bs under control...of course!
Comment by Tee Juan Dee on October 18, 2011 at 7:33pm
Comment by on October 11, 2011 at 12:41pm
I am 20 years old and have neuropathy in my fingers and feet. As I have been on narcotics for chronic pain (non-diabetes related) for over 5 years now I can't take Lyrica. Has anyone had any success with alternative medicinal treatments?
Comment by Mike on October 11, 2011 at 7:47am
I'm really glad I found you guys. I thought I was the only one that had this problem. In the beginning it was just in my right thigh and my doctor sent me to another doctor thinking it was a pinched nerve. Well another two doctors and I was with a nerve doctor and he knew what was going on but had no real clue as to handle it, He has me on a couple of drugs that seem to help a bit. But it looks like I’ll get more out of this group than anything else I have tried. I’m really glad I’m not alone and depressed. med's I'm taking to fight off the pain, Lyrica & Gabapentin they help, but I still have most of my pain at bed time.
Comment by Pebbles Audrey Smith on October 10, 2011 at 9:09pm
I was dx'd with neuropathy along with type 1 diabetes but this neuropathy is due to my spinal cyst and the diabetes at the same time. I used to take Neurontin for the pain but it was not working. I'm now on Lyrica and I'm doing better.
Comment by Richard157 on October 10, 2011 at 2:32pm
I had neuropathy pain a few years ago. It was so bad in my left foot that I lost many hours of sleep. It felt like electrical charges running through the front part of my foot. I tightened my control, and started having fewer highs and lows. A roller coaster type of control can cause diabetes related complications, even if the A1c is very good. A few weeks after my BG was much more stable I was sleeping very well. The pain soon disappeared. I was also diagnosed with mild retinopathy while having the neuropathy problem. With more stable control, the retinopathy completely disappeared.
Comment by Linda G on October 10, 2011 at 2:02pm
Pain...a 4 letter word that happens to be my middle name!
Not that I am a pain...well hope not anyway.....but it depends on the circumstances ;)
Comment by Mike on October 10, 2011 at 1:53pm
its a lot to take in looking forward to learning what you folks have done to battle the pain

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