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PARALYSIS ?????

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Rnicholls1990, Oct 20, 2013.

  1. Rnicholls1990

    Rnicholls1990 · Member

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    im 23 year old diabetic type 1 for 5 years and dont understand what is happening to me :( i would like to know if anyone knows if paralysis can happen from any kind of diabetic problem as im experiencing alot of jekry movments in my legs and deep pains and stiffness in my legs and lower back i also suffer with weakness which makes me feel like im going to fall over at any moment i have had loads of tests but still no answer im worried about becoming paralyzed :( PLEASE HELP ME !!!!
     
  2. mrman

    mrman Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Really don't know sorry, hope you get sorted soon, get an appointment to see your consultant. How have your levels been lately

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  3. kimkennedy1989

    kimkennedy1989 · Well-Known Member

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    I know that unstable levels for long periods of time can affect nerve endings ect but I haven't heard of anyone experiencing paralysis due to it. Make an appointment to see your specialist who'll be able to clarify things for you and possibly even arrange a course of action to get to the bottom of this.

    I hope you feel better soon, I'm always free for a chat if you need to talk over anything :)

    Take care


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    Thundercat Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm sorry I can't offer any help, I just wanted to wish you well. I hope you get to the bottom of this soon.

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    desidiabulum · Well-Known Member

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    Hi -- it's probably not linked directly to diabetes, I do hope they can sort out a diagnosis fast.
    Do make sure that they are testing you for B12 deficiency, among other things, given that you already have auto-immune problems. Jerky legs, pain in legs and lower back, weakness are all symptoms of B12 deficiency (as well as other conditions). B12 deficiency mimics more serious neurological conditions, but can be treated very easily and safely, though consultants often forget to check.
    Keeping fingers crossed for you.....
     
  6. BramHall456

    BramHall456 · Active Member

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    Rnichols1996 Get tested for neuropathy. You have similar symtoms to me. Neuropathy is a side afect of diabeties and debilitating which you are finding. As you have had diabeties for 5 yrs it coiuld well be. Are your sugers under controll ie.on and around 6.5 with medication. Any higher in the long run can bring on neuropathy.go on to google and type in neuropatht sysmtoms and play around the various info webs. You may pick up some info.hope this helps you to find an answer.I well no how you feel god bless.

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    Rinicholls seems were all in the same boat.notd you have had loads of tests. Dont know what to say.i have trolled the internet to see if there is any help out there.i am afraid there is none.i am afraid it has made me into a misserable
    person. People say cheer up. Have you trid that when your in pain.having said this there are thousands of people withthis complaint that is why we must stick together.by all means have a good moan your not on your own its a world wide complaint.what amases me is how somepeople dont get diabeties.im posative it in ones genes.god bless tony
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