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Posted by: Charmaine Oosthuizen | 2012/12/01

Diabetes

I am diabetic,56 years old and my legs are burning from my knees to my toes. Can you. help please

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Charmaine

You are experiencing neuropathic pain due to diabetes. Consult your doctor for blood tests to determine if your diabetes is well controlled. He will also have to test for a Vitamin B12 deficiency. He/she will be able to provide you with a script to alleviate the neuropathic pain.

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Dr Anrich

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