diabetic neuropathy

By czebrinsky Latest Reply 2014-04-08 14:26:21 -0500
Started 2014-04-07 15:07:21 -0500

Acquired the condition in my feet for aboutsix months. Been taking Metanx for about three months. Just curious the numbness can be reversed or if the medication will ultimately do any good.

6 replies

Just Joyce
Just Joyce 2014-04-08 12:12:21 -0500 Report

I didn't take any medication for my neuropathy. It cleared up on it's own once my numbers lowered including the numb feelings. Talk to your doctor about the numbness being reversed with medication. We are not doctors and cannot answer that.

haoleboy 2014-04-08 12:25:27 -0500 Report

At what level (bgl/A1c) did you notice the improvement?

Just Joyce
Just Joyce 2014-04-08 13:51:54 -0500 Report

As it stated going lower. I think it stopped when it got down to 7. Now the only time I have it is when I am high or when I am really tired.

Just Joyce
Just Joyce 2014-04-08 14:26:21 -0500 Report

I totally agree. What happens for one person doesn't not happen for another. My doctor and the podiatrist both told me I did not need special shoes or socks. I do buy diabetic socks. I have since learned the ones for men are more thicker and comfortable than the ones for women. I bought a pair of tennis shoes with thicker soles and more cushioning. They were comfortable when the neuropathy was really bad.

haoleboy 2014-04-07 15:45:26 -0500 Report

I would be curious to hear your results … Metanx is on my list to talk to my PCP about on my next visit.
found this article interesting http://goo.gl/9DCwBt … a bit technical and dry, but I have some hope after reading it


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