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I Have Diabetic Amyotrophy

Diabetic Amyotrophy anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Diabetic Amyotrophy. You're not alone. 20 People

    Scary Diagnosis

    I was recently diagnosed with diabetic Amyotrophy. I am starting to experience very severe pain. At this point it is just my right leg. Have been using a cane for about Six weeks. I am afraid to use narcotics too often. I am afraid of addiction. Pain wakes me up at night I am...
    terijara terijara 51-55, F Sep 5, 2013

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    I Want To Walk Again.

    So in May, 2012 I had a stroke during open heart surgery. The day after I went home I was sturk with diabetic amyothrophy. The stroke hit center part of the brain and made my legs very weak and I was using a walker. When the Amyotrophy hit it totally disabled my legs, and also...
    markslighthouse markslighthouse 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 31, 2013

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    I Want My Old Life Back ... I Miss It

    I started walking with difficulty in early 2009. I have had a few doses of IgG infusion, but did not help much. I have had steroids, have used the Chi machine, all to no avail. Also havearm and hand weakness with significant muscle wasting throughout my body. I try to climb...
    steeda steeda 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 29, 2010

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    I Did Not Know There Was Anything This Painful On Earth!

    I am Angela and am 41 years old.  I started getting weak and had a hard time walking due to feeling so weak but about 5 months ago I became very painful especially in one side of my lower body.  The pain is sever now and on both sides.  Burning and strangulation of...
    lilbabyangie lilbabyangie 41-45 2 Responses May 31, 2010

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    I Have Type 1

    I have had type 1 diabetes for 21 years. In April of this year I started noticing weakness in my legs and then it just kept getting worse and worse. I have been going to the dr the whole time, and only found out that I have this Sept 21,2012.
    Jackie99705 Jackie99705 41-45, F Sep 24, 2012

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    Early Warnings

    I AM NOW 70 AND 1/2 YEArs old.  When I was 68 I had periods of weakness which didn't last moe than a few minutes.  What was the pre-cursor of eveything was a pronounced bleeding of the gums around all of the teeth.   A visit to a dentist who had knowledge of...
    jcn jcn 70+ 2 Responses Jan 18, 2009

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    It Will Pass (mostly)

    I developed diabetic amyotrophy 3 years ago. I would be walking along and suddenly it was like my whole foot was missing, I'd fall down. In about 2 months, the muscles on the tops of my thighs had weakened considerably. I lost 40 pounds. I couldn't stand up, I couldn't walk. I...
    Cosumne Cosumne 61-65, F 10 Responses Mar 7, 2011

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    I Wish I Could Take His Pain Away

    My hubby has been diagnosed with diabetic amyotrophy. He's had type2 diabetes for about 6 years. It all began about 10 months ago with unexplained weight loss. At first he was just eating anything and everything he wanted, but he just kept losing weight! He was okay with it...
    avrille69 avrille69 41-45 2 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    This was one of those nights. I have not have my usual 6 or 7 hours of sleep in over a week. My thoughts kept me awake. The rest of the week, 2 sick kids made me get up more than 3...
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    I have so much I want to do! Lose weight, gain some skills, get a job to be able to move on with my life and get things I want... and I kind of want a boyfriend and friends outside...
    HappyBlushCalayapie HappyBlushCalayapie 22-25 2 hrs ago

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    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    Need to get something of my chest, a semi troubling situation. Im in a relationship with a beautiful, intelligent woman. The love of my life actually, im bisexual & my family...
    Righteousmuffin Righteousmuffin 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    DevilDoll13 DevilDoll13 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    I could so use some help and advice if some of you could take the time to try and help someone who is suffering and needs the help. GUILT IS...
    Altruistrick Altruistrick 56-60, M 25 mins ago

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    I don't know if I have this or not. I mean yes, I have an ED and I know these go hand in hand. I do think I'm fat tho..it's all I see
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    I'm the person that doesn't belong to a specific friendship group. I like meeting new people and getting to know a lot of people rather than staying in my comfort zone and hanging...
    uniqueisme uniqueisme 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I just got home and I was wondering what I should do. And without even knowing,I clicked on my social media apps. I am finally alone and I immediately want to reconnect. Have we...
    GreyMattertome GreyMattertome 16-17, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I am paralyzed Stagnant No energy from lack of good sleep (i wear a mouthguard every night) I need to get to the source. TMJ caused by Bruxism Bruxism caused by anxiety, or...
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    This is my dog, he is a siberian husky called Blizzard or blizz for short :) he has a bad failing heart and a short life so we spoil him and love him with everything we've got to...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    I'm 28 and was diagnosed with PV when I was 16. All started with blood clot in a head - big pain in head and very thick blood content. I had very smart doctors around and they...
    LieneHogganvik LieneHogganvik 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    I have had a care giver for 5 years and got use to it . And now she is not here in more and the change we have to do. so that is new for me. And life goes on.
    bronica bronica 51-55, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Today I am hurting, and admit that I am now and again missing the person who put me in this position. I feel like I have tried to escape it, and have being doing well but when it...
    Sash9967 Sash9967 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I have lost faith in humanity. I do have faith in a few humans though.
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    I have always been told I have "bedroom eyes"... It definitely matches my personality ;)
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    I'm 18 and have a crush on my 29-year-old co worker. I think he's into me too but it's such a large age difference and I think he may have a kid too......
    firecancatchme firecancatchme 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm 18 and have a crush on my 29-year-old co worker. I think he's into me too but it's such a large age difference and I think he may have a kid too......
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    I was diagnosed about 3 years ago. Been sick for at least 5 years, probably longer. I have tried many meds and still can't get my disease out of an active state. Not sure what...
    Enaed Enaed 46-50, F 11 hrs ago

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    They have their flaws, but man do they love us.
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    Apparently, I'm "too young" to have life problems. Really, you serious?
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