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Complications

Discussion in 'Diabetes Complications' started by Shybaybe200336, Apr 11, 2022.

  1. Shybaybe200336

    Shybaybe200336 · Newbie

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    I have had diabetes for about 2 or 3 years now. I am 43, and my blood sugars have been very out of control the last 8 months. Around 300 to 350 most evenings. I'm on insulin. I've been having issues with my toes throbbing and burning. Could this be neuropathy, even though I have only had diabetes for like 2 years? Before that I was prediabetes for a bout 5 years.
     
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  2. EllieM

    EllieM Type 1 · Moderator
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    Hi @Shybaybe200336 and welcome to the forums.

    We aren't doctors here and forum rules specifically say we can't diagnose, but your symptoms suggest to me that you should consult with a doctor.

    Blood sugar levels of 300 to 250 every day are doing your body no favours and getting those levels down would probably help you, whether or not you've currently got diabetic complications.

    Can I ask what type of diabetes you have an what type of insulin regime are you on?
     
  3. Geordie_P

    Geordie_P Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Obviously we can't diagnose, but it is entirely plausible that you could have neuropathy. My neuropathy started in pre-diabetes, and was exacerbated greatly by hyperlipidemia.
     
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