By runthe Latest Reply 2010-05-11 11:23:10 -0500
Started 2010-05-09 19:16:19 -0500

I all hope that your day is going great. i was playing with my dog running and the the left side of my body from the ankles to about to the chest area got all numb and tingling like my body went to sleep. I just wonder if this is something normal with being a diabetic. I don't go back to the dr until july. I have notice this before but only my legs. Does this happens to others let me know.
Thanks runthe

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MAYS 2010-05-09 20:43:22 -0500 Report

The symptoms of stroke depend on what part of the brain is damaged. In some cases, a person may not even be aware that he or she has had a stroke.

Symptoms usually develop suddenly and without warning, or they may occur on and off for the first day or two. Symptoms are usually most severe when the stroke first happens, but they may slowly get worse.

The symptoms depend on the severity of the stroke
and what part of the brain is affected.

Symptoms may include:

Muscle weakness in the face, arm, or leg (usually just one side)

Numbness or tingling on one side of the body

Trouble speaking or understanding others who are speaking

Problems with eyesight, including decreased vision, double vision, or total loss of vision

Sensation changes that affect touch and the ability to feel pain, pressure, different temperatures, or other stimuli.

(Taken in part from the following website)

Please see your doctor ASAP !


MAYS 2010-05-09 20:23:40 -0500 Report

In all honesty, no.

This is not something that is normal for diabetics.
I would seriously suggest that you see your doctor and explain this to him \ her, please take this seriously for this reason, (my non medical opinion), it could signify anything from a slight stroke in the part of brain that processes sensation, or from neurological issues as a result of diabetes.

This is not meant to scare you,see and talk to your doctor, diabetes is a very serious disease and the possible complications can make it much worse than you can ever imagine, take every aspect of it very seriously.


runthe 2010-05-10 11:58:59 -0500 Report

Thanks Mays i will call and see if I can get an early appt. This is an off and on situation that is getting worse every time I try to walk fast, or run.

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