Tag Archives: Neuropathy

Diabetes Health Flashback from the First Ever Diabetes Blogger: It All Started With Tingling Fingers

About a month ago I was driving to Santa Cruz and noticed a tingling in my fingers. It got worse when I put my hands up on the steering wheel and better when I rested them on the bottom. During this two-hour drive, it was a struggle to keep my fingers from falling asleep. Soon … Continue reading Diabetes Health Flashback from the First Ever Diabetes Blogger: It All Started With Tingling Fingers

AskNadia: Type 2 Diabetes and Difficulty Getting an Erection

Dear Nadia: I have had type 2 diabetes for 20 years and it is difficult to get or maintain an erection. I don’t want to talk to my doctor about it until I know what my options are. So, I have been reading up online about my different alternatives.  Do know which therapy works the … Continue reading AskNadia: Type 2 Diabetes and Difficulty Getting an Erection

AskNadia: Feeling Discouraged from Peripheral Neuropathy Pain and Depression

Dear Nadia, My husband has neuropathy and is in much pain. He has tried many things to relieve the pain and has little success. He now blames himself which depresses him. I do not know how to help him. Anne Dear Anne, It sounds like your husband is feeling hopeless and powerless to the never … Continue reading AskNadia: Feeling Discouraged from Peripheral Neuropathy Pain and Depression

AskNadia: Terrible Itching in Lower Leg’s and Feet

My husband is suffering from terrible itching in his lower legs and feet. Do you have any suggestions as to what would give him some relief? Sharon Blythe CA Dear Sharon, Your husband’s itchy lower limbs can be a result of several things. It could be that he is experiencing nephropathy, kidney disease, or neuropathy, … Continue reading AskNadia: Terrible Itching in Lower Leg’s and Feet

Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes: Women and Sex

Although most research about the effect of diabetes on sex has focused on men, some studies report that women are at higher risk for sexual dysfunction than diabetic men. It’s high time that the woman’s side of the story was given the attention that it deserves. Women are complicated sexual beings who need to be … Continue reading Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes: Women and Sex

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Metformin Linked to Vitamin B12 Deficiencies and Neuropathy

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Nov-18_-2015_-11_34_15-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! Dutch researchers have recently conducted a study to see how treating diabetes with metformin could affect vitamin B12 deficiencies and neuropathy. The study consisted of two groups: the first group was … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Metformin Linked to Vitamin B12 Deficiencies and Neuropathy

Life With Type 2- Imaginary Diabetes

By Patrick Totty All of us carry around mental images of various things, such as grocery stores, freeways, baseball stadiums, bank interiors, and Thanksgiving dinners. The images aren’t all that detailed and clear, but they don’t have to be. They’re a simple, shorthand way of grasping a concept, such as when you’re talking to a … Continue reading Life With Type 2- Imaginary Diabetes