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Help please! Is charcot marie tooth disease associated with diabetes mellitus?

Probably not. Charcot marie tooth disease is a genetic disease involving the nervous system. It usually begins in the arms and legs and can cause muscle weakness. It can also cause a tingling sensation in affected areas. It is sometimes classified as a type of muscular dystrophy. I could find no association with diabetes. Read more...

How does charcot-marie-tooth-disease affect diabetes?

CMT. Is an inherited motor neuron disease. People have a normal life expectancy as CMT affects peripheral nerves and is characterized by muscle weakness in the lower leg. It should have no affect on diabetes directly. Diabetes that is not well controlled can also cause neuropathy and compound the cmt. Please see your specialist to discuss your particular case in more depth than is available here. Read more...

What are the signs and symptoms of charcot marie tooth disease?

Muscle problems. Cmt is an inherited muscle disorder affecting 1 in every 2, 500 people. Symptoms include difficulty speaking, walking, breathing, and swallowing. It can start i adolescenc and the symptoms progress gradually. For more information: www.Ninds.Nsh.Gov 1800 352-9424 www.Mda.Org www.Cmtana.Org. Read more...
See a neurologist. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease are muscle weakness and decreased muscle size, considered a hereditary, neurological disorder. See a neurologist for evaluation, imaging and management. Read more...

I have charcot-marie-tooth disease. Is there any thing I can do to slow progression?

Non Medicaly. There's no cure for charcot-marie-tooth disease. However, some treatments can help you manage its signs and symptoms. Medications for pain and ifection. Physical therapy occupitional therapy orthopedic devices surgery. Read more...
Reference Sites. http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/charcot-marie-tooth-disease/pages/treatment.aspx and http://health.Nytimes.Com/health/guides/disease/charcot-marie-tooth-disease/overview.Html. Read more...

What is an effective treatment for charcot marie tooth disease (cmt)?

I am sorry, but. There is no known treatment for cmt. The symptoms can only be managed at this time. Read more...
None. Cmt is not tooth related. The word tooth is the name of one of the doctors who discovered it. There is no effective treatment currently -most treatment is done to relieve symptoms. This can include physical and occupational therapy etc... Read more...
Multiple specialists. Treatment is symptomatic. A multispecialty team of rehabilitation specialists including a physiatrist, neurologist, orthopedist, physical therapist. Since CMT is very slowly progressive, management is symptomatic, involving foot function. Read more...