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Re: Re: [IPk] Neuropathy

> Dear Melisa,

 I have had intermittent painful neuropathy for the last 33 years, but it has
only been really troublesome for one period of my life (late adolescence).
However when it does flare up I associate with widely fluctuating bs levels
rather than any particular level.

Regards, Jane
> From: "melisa barton" <email @ redacted>
> Date: 2006/06/11 Sun PM 10:40:20 BST
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IPk] Neuropathy
> Hi,
> If you dont mind me asking, at what HB levels does your neuropathy seem to 
> flare up? and would this be before you were on the statins?  I also have a 
> vitamin b12 deficiency which can cause neuropathy if left undetected, and 
> for at least a year I had terrible suffering unecessarily. When I started 
> reveiving my B12 shots, the pains subsided, but i had a very bad flare up 
> last year, but I was told this was due to an excess of Chloraphemical and 
> raised hb (8.5) BUT I live in consant fear of it returning, as it was so bad 
> I couldnt even sleep. But again, I am unsure if this was due to the 
> chloraphemical or my raised hb or what.  Anyway, I dont feel so alone now, 
> thanks for replying. :)  Mel
> >From: "Carmel Matthews" <email @ redacted>
> >Reply-To: email @ redacted
> >To: email @ redacted
> >Subject: Re: [IPk] Neuropathy
> >Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2006 21:31:50 +0000
> >
> >I first developed neuropathy @ the age of 21 and over the years it has
> >flared up and quietened down again. I used to relate it to control but
> >now there is no rhyme nor reason to it perhaps it is the statins, I had
> >not thought about that. Dont feel old , for years i had complications
> >that I found difficult to admit to but now it helps to know that other
> >people have them too.
> >
> >During a consultation many years ago I was told that diabetes is an
> >ageing disease ie the complications you get are found in old age,
> >thankfully I did not dwell on it too much as I was too young and too busy
> >getting on with my life, now I am beginning to appreciate what he meant !
> >
> >All the best carmel an aged DMer since the age of three !
> >.
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