Hi all, have some questions and perhaps someone can relate to what I’ve experienced throughout my life. Have you been experiencing numbness and tingling in your legs, arms, feet, or fingers? The symptoms are still there, and if I don’t take my medication, the pain comes back with a bang, but with the combination I am on now, the pain is muted to the extent that it is a background murmur, and most importantly, I can sleep. Alot. Problems can occur in the nerves that control the periphery, or outside, of the body, such as the feet and hands, those that control the automatic functions of the body, such as heart rate and digestion, or just one or a small group of nerves. Diabetic neuropathies, however, are much more common in those who have trouble with controlling their blood sugar levels. These nerves include those that transmit sensation from the extremities to the CNS or those that carry signals for muscle movement from the CNS to the extremities.
I had breast of chicken for lunch with brocolli in a sauce. The 12 was a test I did to see what happens… At worst, numbness and tingling could be indicative of a bigger problem such as a stroke, diabetes, or multiple sclerosis. Right now, I feel fine, and I hope that with my improved bgs, the problem may reduce over time, although I am not holding my breath. Is there anyone else out there that can relate, who may be on this board who knows a bit about anxiety’s role in upsetting the nervous system, or if diabetes can cause widespread sudden burning and tingling all over the body. Numbness, pain, tingling and (or) burning sensations starting in the extremities and continuing up the legs or arms Not being able to feel heat, cold or any injury Loss of balance Charcot’s joint, in which a joint breaks down because of a problem with the nerves. But you can also start taking better care of yourself – in conjunction with your healthcare provider, develop a diabetes treatment plan that includes paying even closer attention to your diet and getting regular exercise.
Treatment for peripheral neuropathy that is caused by chemotherapy is to stop the treatment or change to a different drug that does not cause damage to the nerves. I initially lost weight, exercised and brought my BS way down. It looks like something suddenly kicked in, like if the sensors that measure BG activated the b-cells and those began producing/releasing insulin in masses after some threshold (admitedlly too high, and seems to be randomly reset) was reached. In some cases, such symptoms are early signs of a stroke. Insulin was measured at 27 when diagnosed, down to 14 (want it below 10). I have lost some weight and have been very good about exercising and watching what I eat, though I haven’t been too awfully good between Thanksgiving and Christmas.