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Wasting and weake: Diabetic amyotrophy a painful condition, associated with diabetes, with progressive wasting and weakening of muscles, usually limited to the muscles of the pelvic girdle and thigh. Neuralgic amyotrophy atrophy and paralysis of the muscles of the shoulder girdle, with pain across the shoulder and upper arm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diabetic amyotrophy a painful condition, associated with diabetes, with progressive wasting and weakening of muscles, usually limited to the muscles of the pelvic girdle and thigh. Neuralgic amyotrophy atrophy and paralysis of the muscles of the shoulder girdle, with pain across the ...Read more
Clarity: Amyotrophy refers to diabetics who have a lower back metabolic radiculopathy and many of these reverse over 6 months. But if you mean "Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis", which involves motor nerve cells, there is NO cure, and only mediocre palliative interventions. (But the course is variable, and some do far better than others). ...Read more
No: It is a rare disorder of the motor cells (control muscle) in the spinal cord that occurs in youth, progresses for several years then stabilizes. There is no treatment for it. A neurologist can counsel you further. ...Read more
How about FERMORAL NEUROPATHY. I'm a type 2 diabetic with servere NERVE DAMAGE to the left ankle which was caused by a slip and fall to my lower bk ?
Diabetes or Trauma ?: There are several types of neuropathy, including femoral or amyotrophy, which can affect patients who have diabetes. It is possible that you may have been or presently are having symptoms associated with them. The bigger issue is separating the damage caused by the physical trauma the ankle as well as the lower back. A neurologist might be the one to best sort out the various possibilities. ...Read more
Male diabetic from 8 years, feeling lower back pain in both side and left leg is weaker tha right, after squats right leg is heavy than left leg thanks?
Diabetic Amyotrophy?: With a history of diabetes, especially if severe or uncontrolled, a rare but occasional cause of leg weakness is diabetic amyotrophy. This usually involved one or more nerves in the legs. It is different from peripheral neuropathy since you may experience weakness. A more likely cause would be a radiculopathy, which is a pinched nerve around the back. Only way to know is a good exam and EMG test. ...Read more
My husband is 37. Found 3 days ago that he is diabetic. Today his fasting sample resulted 320mg/dl. He is not under any medication. Please help.
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