"After 30 years, mostly likely you will get some nerve damage. That's me, no feeling at all below the knees, using a cane, and falling down often. I don't go near steps when no one is home. Hands are pretty fried too and carpel surgery made…"
just starting to get some "weird sensations" first in the tips of my toes on one foot- Dr. blew me off as "it's not neuropathy if it's not in both feet." fast forward 1 month and i now have numb/tingling/strange…"
"You should ask your doc to look into it. It might be something totally unrelated to diabetes. It could even be electrolyte imbalance. I know that it can cause cramping. This is something that can quickly become life threatening, so you really should…"
"I'm taking the same things Danny mentioned. Just started the Benfotiamine a couple of weeks ago. Not sure if it will really help or not, as its too early to tell. Its supposed to peak at 3 months, according to the research.
"John, I've had the same experience, to the point I sometimes wonder if I'm really diabetic at all. I have autonomic neuropathy as well. Usually this makes my blood pressure low, except in the doctor's office where it is fairly high.…"
Hello! How's it all going Fred...any questions/suggestions? Take a peek at some of the groups available and see if you can upload a photo of yourself when you get a chance!
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This year Diabetes Hands Foundation has pledged US$35,000 in Big Blue Test grants, continuing its support for programs aimed at providing lifesaving supplies, medical tests, treatment, and patient education to people living in need who have or at risk Read on! →
Kim Vlasnik, you NAILED it! In this video, Kim Vlasnik takes our breath away as she describes what its like to be a person with diabetes. Fortunately, Stanford’s Medicine-X Conference gives ePatients, like Kim, a chance to speak since we carry the Read on! →