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RE: [IPk] Peripheral arterial disease



Jackie,

I have been taking 80mg Atorvastatin for at least 15 years.

Dave

> From: email @ redacted
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: RE: [IPk] Peripheral arterial disease
> Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 15:40:44 +0100
>
> Are you taking Satins?
>
> Kind regards
> Jackie J (daughter with diabetes)
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted] On
Behalf
> Of dave hill
> Sent: 20 April 2011 15:23
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: [IPk] Peripheral arterial disease
>
> I have been suffering with very sore calf muscles now for a couple of
years.
> This occurs when walking and exercising and has got so severe that I don't
> do
> much exercise at all now which has caused my BMI to go up from a usual 26
to
> a
> now 32. The pump doctor started me on metformin to improve insulin
> resistance
> which has developed as a result of high BMI. A couple of weeks ago I saw
the
> renal consultant who prescribed Orlistat and Nortryptiline. He also
referred
> me to a Rheumatologist whom I saw yesterday at Cheltenham hospital.
>
> When I explained the problem to her and being diabetic for 40 years she
> decided right away that I have furred up arteries in my legs and referred
me
> now to a vascular surgeon to get sorted.
>
> I was wondering if anyone else had experienced anything similar. My carb
> ratio
> has gone from 10:1 to 5:1 in the last year and by basals have increased by
> 30%. I have had a pump now for 12 years and thank goodness too, as I reckon
> I
> would not have coped very well with the IR otherwise.
>
> Regards,
>
> Dave
> .
.
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