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Peripheral Neuropathy

Discussion in 'Diabetes Complications' started by Loukay1, Apr 1, 2019.

  1. Stephen Lewis

    Stephen Lewis Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    This is a great thread. It is not often that we find solutions to diabetic issues that work for many of us. In this case: (very) low carb diet, ALA up to 1800 mg per day or R-ALA (dose?), vitamin B complex or B12 and for me fast walking, even though it can hurt till the blood flows. But be careful, if I do too much, my feet get very painful at night.
     
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  2. BaliRob

    BaliRob Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have what must be the absolute Diabetic Neuropathy - by this I mean it cannot get worse than it is as far as oedema is cocerned. Yet, being in continuous pain in feet, ankles, lower legs, fingers, wrists and lower forearms I have managed to avoid the poster's problems that worry him. For me, always having painful feet underneath since childhood (wrongly diagnosed then as 'flat feet') I have paid attention to my feet as much as anyone could do to prevent knocks, projecting objects at toe level, every attention to shoes and their comfort, i.e., not to cause abrasion of any kind, and to expertly cut my toenails to avoid ingrowing toenails especially at the corners of each big toe and, in my case because I was born with downward hammer toes, to avoid hard callouses at all costs. Soft skin is HEALTHY for feet - hard skin is their enemy. No creams or ointments in my case of course but if as worrying as the poster's condition - lubricating the skin with correct oils is a must. I reached my 80th birthday a few weeks ago - so I think I can talk with some authority on this subject. HAVE JUST REALISED THAT I HAVE GOT THE WRONG END OF THE STICK and that the poster does not have these problems yet(?) but I will leave my contribution to stand.
     
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  3. Marco78

    Marco78 · Newbie

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    Most diabetic foot ulcer patients may be unaware that Cuban medication called Heberprot-P has cured thousands of people from inevitable amputation. Seen on doctorcuba soon available in the US expecting FDA approval.
     
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