advertisement
 

  Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Ask the Diabetes Team
Question:

From Chandigarh, India:

I am a 20 year old girl, and have been diabetic since the past 10 years. I go to college and my problem is that since 2 months or so, I have begun to experience a tingling sensation and this needle like pain in my feet. I would like to know if this could be dangerous and how I can get rid of this pain. Please help, I'm desperate as there aren't any diabetes specialists in this part of India.

Answer:

It sounds as though you have a peripheral neuropathy which may be related to not having been in the best possible control of your blood sugars. There is quite a lot that can be done to help.

DOB

Additional comments from Dr. Bill Quick:

See Diabetes and Foot Pain.

WWQ

DTQ-19991007144453
Original posting 14 Feb 2000
Posted to Complications

  
advertisement


                 
  Home Return to Top

Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:10
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.

This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2015. Comments and Feedback.