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Cold feet.

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Cl1ve, Aug 28, 2015.

  1. Cl1ve

    Cl1ve Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    hi all is it just me . Since I've got my level down . I'm suffering with cold feet
     
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  2. ButtterflyLady

    ButtterflyLady Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My feet are cold almost all the time. I wear socks 24/7, lol.
     
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  3. Barry Holt

    Barry Holt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Same here,I wear quite thick socks,in the cold weather I will have a hot water bottle on my feet
     
  4. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Moderator
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    Feet used to burn. Now permanently freezing even in summer.
     
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  5. CarbsRok

    CarbsRok Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Have you had your thyroid function tested? Under active thyroid can cause cold feet.
     
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  6. MsPrim

    MsPrim Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My feet are constantly cold - it could be diabetes, thyroid or a circulation problem
     
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  7. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Certainly worth having the circulation checked in your feet, as part of your annual diabetes checks your entitled to be seen by a Podiatrist.
     
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  8. Cl1ve

    Cl1ve Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all . Had circulation checked . Thyroid was checked when I had blood test . So I guess I'll have to get some thick socks
    Clive
     
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  9. Cl1ve

    Cl1ve Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Most of my problems started when my levels came down . Maybe I did it a bit to quick
     
  10. MsPrim

    MsPrim Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Also have you lost a lot of weight? This also can make a lot of people cold
     
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  11. Celeriac

    Celeriac Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    In my area you can self refer to the podiatry clinic and my local one has a machine which checks the pulses your legs.
     
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  12. Cl1ve

    Cl1ve Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi . I'm quite thin I'm 5.11 and Wight 167 pounds . I've lost only about 3 pounds so I'm just under 12 stone
     
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  13. MsPrim

    MsPrim Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well it's not that then.

    Do you find your feet are more cold when you are sitting down/laying down?

    If they are I have to wiggle my toes and rotate my ankle in circular motions on and off otherwise my feet get that cold they can become numb.

    If you are really concerned about it and you are not getting anywhere with your doctor, I would mention it to your diabetic nurse and they will look further into it.
     
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  14. SunnyExpat

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    Ah, the benefits of the sun.
    I don't wear socks, just sandles most of the time.
    (Ok until I burn my feet)

    But yes, since I lost weight, I get cold feet at times.
    Then it's time for socks and trainers.
     
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