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A 53-year-old male asked:

This question is for an endocrinologist: i am a type 2 diabetic i am over wieght i take metformin 500mg twice daily. my blood sugar before i eat is 130 after i eat with my meds is about 85-100 i started to feel pins and needles through out my body and my

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 24 years experience
Have it evaluated.: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated.
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