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RE: [IP] Swollen Ankles



There is also a condition called "insulin edema" I believe. It occurs when
the blood sugar has been brought back under control after being out of
control for a while if I remember right. This happened to me. It struck my
feet and ankles.

David


> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf
> Of Summer Barrett
> Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2000 11:42 PM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: [IP] Swollen Ankles
>
>
> "A friend of mine just called and told me that his 11 yr old
> Daughter was
> just diagnosed.  She has been readmitted to the hospital with swollen
> ankles. Any one seen this before?.  The docs just say, "it must be D
> related"."
>
>
> My aunt was recently diagnosed with diabetes(type 2)  She to
> had swollen
> ankles.  It is related to diabetes some how can't remember
> how.  I THINK it
> is because of the strain on your kidneys cause of the high
> sugars.  My aunt
> had the swollen ankles for a while before she was diagnosed,
> she refuses to
> see doctors unless its an Emergency, took me two weeks to
> convince her that
> high blood sugars( I had been testing her with my meter) was
> an emergency!
> The swelling in her ankles have gone down.
>
> Summer(Ontario, Canada)
>
>
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