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Re: [IPk] First signs of complications?



Good on you Audrey...that is the spirit!


All the best,

Ingrid


>From: "Audrey Sheal, SE Grampian" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: "'email @ redacted'" <email @ redacted>
>Subject: [IPk] First signs of complications?
>Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2001 15:29:06 +0100
>
>Dear All
>
>Thanks for the comments - feel much more positive about it all today.  I am
>going to continue to do
>everything in my power to ensure it does not deteriorate - that slippery
>slope can just move on, coz I am not
>going to go down it!
>
>Audrey Sheal
>
> > Hi Audrey
> > i can understand your worry. I was told about a year ago that I had
> > slightly
> > reduced circulation in one of my legs, and I thought the same as you  -
> > the
> > start of the slippery slope. But since then I've been told by several DM
> > specilaist that my legs are absolutely fine. So it may be nothing to 
>worry
> > about.
> > Di
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> >
> > Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2001 12:51:17 +0100
> > From: "Ingrid Morrow" <email @ redacted>
> > Subject: Re: [IPk] First signs of complications?
> >
> > Hi Audrey
> >
> > Sorry about your feet, but, hard and trite as this may sound, you will 
>be
> > fine.
> > You are now on the pump, and that will mean that you are getting the
> > tightest control you can.
> > You are having regular medical visits, so any changes will be picked up
> > early.
> > There are medical treatments available.
> > So, you are right - at least you are not ignoring the signs and 
>symptoms!
> > Ingrid
> >
> >
> >
> > Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2001 21:43:44 +0100
> > From: "David Sayer" <email @ redacted>
> > Subject: Re: [IPk] First signs of complications?
> >
> > Hi Audrey,
> >      Firstly you are right to be concerned but its good that you are
> > getting
> > regular treatment, I have several diabetic related complications, and
> > because of a serious hit and run accident several years ago my right leg
> > was
> > operated on and put back together but because of neuropathy and 
>arthritis
> > I
> > have terrible trouble with my legs especially the right one, on my last 
>2
> > visits to the chiropodist they pointed out that I have little sensation 
>in
> > 2
> > of my toes but not to worry to much, as the leg is still healthy, I keep
> > active and try to keep my legs warm but not hot and wear lose 
>comfortable
> > fitting socks, shoes and trousers etc. Its hasn't stopped me doing much
> > though, and like yourself I get could care from my diabetic team. So try
> > not
> > to worry about the slippery slope your a long way off.
> >
> > Best Regards
> >
> > Dave.
> >
> >
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