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Diabetes

Question
Posted by: | 2020/08/23

Q.

Treatment option

i am a type 1 diabetic. have been for over 50 years, My left leg aches and cramps when I walk about 100 yards...my left foot is numb and painful if that makes sense,,,,foot is getting worse every day what is my best treatment option

Expert's Reply

A.

Diabetes expert
- 2020/08/25

Hi

Your symptoms may be compatible with a circulation or muscle/nerve problem. As the circulation is the more important of the two, you will need this assessed first. In the interim you can take magnesium tablets to try and help with the cramps

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