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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Have you had: Diabetes since childhood? Takes a while to develop. Emg/ncs can detect nerve damage before a patient becomes aware of them.

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Buzz: When there is too much sugar floating around in the blood, the nerves get drunk on it and go foggy, mumbling their electrical impulses back to the bra ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yu Sun
Dr. Yu Sun answered
14 years experience Cardiology
Foot ulcers etc.: Diabetic neuropathy (nerve disease), and may eventually lead to foot ulcers and amputation of lower limbs.
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Nerve irritation: High blood sugars as in diabetes is "toxic" to nerves. This casues the nerves to die off.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Abnormal nerve: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, a ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
No feeling: The nerve damage could cause symptoms such as numbness, tingling, burning. This is bad particularly in the feet because it can create an unsteady gait ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
49 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Metabolism: The nerves are not getting the correct nutrients because of your diabetic state.It is very important to have your diabeticcontrol improved.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
35 years experience Neurology
Mainly Clinical: Your question is a good one as recent reports suggest that about 20% occur together. A few hints to the difference- if you have anosmia (loss of sm ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Hypoglycemia: Years of hypoglycemia are very unlikely. Are you sure you have low blood sugar? Can you please send some blood sugar results.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vakas Sial
23 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: Gabapentin does not show up on a ten panel drug test.This Urine Drug Test (10‐Panel) checks for the presence of 10 drug metabolites including: 1. A ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Very: With the increase in the number of diabetics neuropathy will continue to rise..
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Neuropathy Relief: That's a good question. Do you mean relief from the condition, or relief from the symptoms? It is said that getting the blood sugar back to normal c ... Read More

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