Brother and his diabetes

By forrest3s Latest Reply 2009-10-26 20:22:30 -0500
Started 2009-10-25 23:03:08 -0500

My brother has diabetes and is on metformin. He told me that his feet hurt and is peeling really bad. Does anyone out there know if this could possibly be related to his diabetes? I know that he still eats sweets and tells me that his blood sugar is okay.

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kdroberts 2009-10-26 10:09:36 -0500 Report

Yes, it can be related to diabetes. It could be neuropathy or it could be an infection made worse by diabetes. It's something he needs to go to the doctor for ASAP since if it gets to a certain point very, very bad things can happen like amputations. What are his blood sugar and A1c numbers?

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