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Feet & legs

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Hi all

I was diagnosed type 2 a few months back now, Only went to the doctors because my left leg and foot was going numb, Seen my dietician the other week and she told me my numbness in my leg and foot (which has now gone to my other leg and foot) will get back to normal when my sugar levels come down.

Is this true? My legs seem more numb than ever !!

The only reason i ask is my liver consultant told me that this isn't true? and has booked me to see a specialist in my local hospital.

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I'm With You...

What you may be experiencing is neuropathy. Most of the time and I want to stress the word MOST, neuropathy can be stopped once your blood sugar is under control. I have neuropathy in my feet and hands and for the most part my blood sugar is under control and I still experience pain and numbness and tingling in my feet. I am on a decent dose of Gabapentin and it keeps the symptoms under control. I would suggest that you see the specialist and and get their opinion. BTW, welcome to the forum and visit often!
I have Neuropathy too, and no matter how tight I keep my BGN, the feet and now the hands, emit pain,and everything else that goes along with this fun disease!

Good luck, and work to tighten the numbers, and be sure to let us know if the symptoms subside. I am interested, and pulling for you!!!

Pastor Paul
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