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Neuropathy and Cold Weather

There is definitely a connection between the two, I can feel it each time the weather takes a wrong turn. Neuropathy is a nerve damage that can be caused by various conditions; mine is due to the type 2 diabetes. … Continue reading

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Type 2 diabetes, an invisible disease

Another morning I wake up and my legs are killing me. I knew immediately what it was, a nerve pain, diabetes complication. I tried walking around, massage, elevating them, all to no avail. Then I succumbed to the pain pills … Continue reading

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Today’s Prompt: ECLIPSE. Eclipsed by reality check

Reality is ruthless and unforgiving. You can’t help but feel eclipsed by it at times and have no other choice as to accept it. My diabetes is under control but the neuropathy kicks in, oftentimes at the wrong timing. Is there … Continue reading

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Neuropathy, diabetic and non-diabetic

First off, the word ‘neuropathy’ is a medical term.  When translating medical terms into English, you start from the end.  In this case, you start with the –pathy which means a disorder.  Neuro means related to a neuron or a nerve … Continue reading

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Baby, it’s cold outside… and inside, too

It’s Sunday morning in November.  A chilly morning at that; this was my first thought upon waking up.   I walked over to the thermostat; turn it all you might, to no avail.  Grrrr My rent is quite reasonable, including heat … Continue reading

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Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy means nerve damage by an elevated blood sugar. If you’re having a neuropathy, you usually know it. In this post, I will focus on those that affected me. Some of the symptoms have started long before I was … Continue reading

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New Blood Tests Diagnose Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Gastrointestinal disorders are common among those affected by diabetes. Diabetes is a systemic disease that may affect many organ systems, and GI tract is no exception. An Irritable Bowel Syndrome is one of the GI disorders. An accurate irritable bowel … Continue reading

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