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Always cold

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Julie.reid1906, Feb 6, 2014.

  1. Julie.reid1906

    Julie.reid1906 Type 1 · Active Member

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    I am freezing all the time. My mum thinks it's because I'm diabetic, could this be the case?
     
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    mo1905 Type 1 · BANNED

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    Possibly. Sometimes our circulation is a little impaired. Could just be that you feel the cold more though. My wife is always cold and not diabetic.
     
  3. Julie.reid1906

    Julie.reid1906 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Well my mum says I never complained of being cold until after I'd had diabetes for a few years and now I can be shivering with a jumper and blanket on and everyone else is sweating!
     
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    Alanp35 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Julie

    Have you had your thyroid checked out? Amongst other things it helps control the body temperature.
    I'm having mine rechecked in 2weeks for,same reason.



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  5. Julie.reid1906

    Julie.reid1906 Type 1 · Active Member

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    So I got my thyroid checked and it's normal, they also checked everything else they could think off and everything is fine :/ weird
     
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    ))Denise(( Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Have you lost a lot of weight? This can make you feel cold as you have lost your 'insulation'.

    I always feel colder than everyone else. It has become a bit of a joke at work, that it must be warm if I have taken my cardi off. My thyroid is fine too.
     
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    jack412 Type 2 · Expert

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    you live in the UK, of course you're bloody cold:D
     
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    lyndah Family member · Newbie

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    My husband is the one with t2 and he is always cold especially on an evening even though the heating is set quite high.


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    andcol I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    My body doesn't get cold but my fingers go numb with the cold as my blood sugar levels drop.
     
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    elvis the cat Type 1 · Active Member

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    I find I'm cold most of the time ,:cool:
     
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    Mazzer Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have definitely felt much colder since I lost weight, I have always got a fleece on indoors. I think it is because I don't eat so much!!
     
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    ONMYPC Type 2 · Member

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    Hi Julie have you noticed that you feel colder after eating a heavy Card meal! It's worth tracking your diet and checking! I used to get really cold after eating rice for example!




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    Totto Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Normal as in compared with whom? Do you have the actual results? In my experience most people feel unwell with a TSH above 2.5. Did they check FT3 and FT4?
     
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    I'm the same, always cold, two bars on the fire now. i was drinking lots of hot coffee but this seemed to make me worse, particularly in the legs and feet.
    Niklas
     
  15. Julie.reid1906

    Julie.reid1906 Type 1 · Active Member

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    I've definitely not lost weight, if anything I've gained some. The doctor didn't give me the actual results just said everything was normal so he put me on anti-depressants as he thinks it's psychological! I don't agree but decided to give it a go. I've been on them for 4 weeks but feel no different. I'm going back to the doctors on Tuesday.
     
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    ChloeAlisha Type 1 · Member

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    I get that, maybe if the doctor didn't give you the results that you wanted, you could maybe ask for a second opinion?? Good luck x

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