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Hi All.

I've battled Type 2 for 7 years now, but only recently have stopped rebelling against the disease and started making the kind of decisions that will HELP me manage it much better than I have been.

I'm now following a low-glycemic-index food choice program, and am seeing results in my numbers coming down.

I have severe peripheral neuropathy in my feet and hands, with the damage so severe in my feet, walking is nearly impossible, and the resulting edema from inactivity leaves me depressed and frustrated. Making friends with people who battle this disease just may be the encouragement I need to keep pressing through.

Glad to find you here!
 

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Welcome to the forum

i hope that you visit us regularly. This is by far, THE best place for us diabetics to talk freely and openly about whats going on with us.

Please feel free to ask any questions that you might have, as i feel that there are no "dumb" questions

You can do this, you can.

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I had neuropathy and retinopathy problems several years ago. My blood suar was bouncing around too much. Too many highs and lows. When I practiced much tighter control, and got rid of most of those highs and lows, all the symptoms of my problems disappeared. Getting a more stable control was the secret to my success.

If your neuropathy is not too far advanced at this stage, getting very good control should improve it, and cut down on your pain very much. Good luck with this.

Richard
 

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Hi All.

I've battled Type 2 for 7 years now, but only recently have stopped rebelling against the disease and started making the kind of decisions that will HELP me manage it much better than I have been.

I'm now following a low-glycemic-index food choice program, and am seeing results in my numbers coming down.

I have severe peripheral neuropathy in my feet and hands, with the damage so severe in my feet, walking is nearly impossible, and the resulting edema from inactivity leaves me depressed and frustrated. Making friends with people who battle this disease just may be the encouragement I need to keep pressing through.

Glad to find you here!
Welcome to the forum! So glad that you became a member. There is a wealth of information to be learned here. I hope that you will feel comfortable here. I have neuropathy in my feet and left hand. For me getting control of my blood glucose really did not help me with the symptoms. I have taking Gabapentin and Oxycodone. I need to have cubital release surgery, but I had to reschedule my appointment because I was in the hospital with pneumonia. My next surgery date is November 4. We hope that you have time to visit often and take care!
 

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Hi!

Hi Antagonist, I'm a newbie here myself, just joined a few days ago.

I was diagnosed with Type 2 six years ago at age 50; so we may have some things in common.

Forgive me, but what do you mean by "rebelling against the disease"? :confused:

Were you in denial? Did you refuse to do anything about it, such as change your eating habits or start exercising more?

In any case I hope you keep us posted on your progress and any improvement in the neuropathy. :bathbaby:

--Buddy
 
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