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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

    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I actually do. I only drink diet coke because I'm diabetic... I started drinking it a bit more because it gives me a steady, modest delivery of caffeine while studying, as opposed...
    Quiche5 Quiche5 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    A few years ago, I moved from the east coast of the United States to the southwest to go back to university after taking a year long break from school, and I didn't know a single...
    uglyhands uglyhands 22-25, F Dec 4

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    I just found out last year that i have diabetes.I havent been labeled type one or two yet.i dont have to take insulin but i do have to take pills.
    brandye brandye 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    Personal own remix to Brandy's "Have You Ever": Have you ever punched somebody so hard it made youuuuuu cry?... I'm not myself around the 20th to about the 30th of the month...
    DiaLuz DiaLuz 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    i have had anxiety attacks since i was sixteen.
    brandye brandye 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I quit another job & I took a "break" from college 2 years ago. What is my purpose in life? If it's being a **** up, then I have definitely succeeded with that. I hate myself for...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I've lost more than one friend due to completely losing my sh-- over something totally unwarranted. Most recently I perceived that I had been wronged by a new but dear friend (I...
    cssoulsearching cssoulsearching 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I think I have a stupid crush on Jake Gyllenhaal. I don't even like celebrities that much.
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I am going to say this now so I don't have to say it on any current or future posts : To people who intend to send me nasty, mean, rude comments based on a post I have written...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    I just got "unfriended," My now ex friends decided it didn't look good to be with a depressed girl who blurted she liked Nightwish better than one direction. Since I've stopped...
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    The bus bumps in all the ruts in the road. You have to listen for the bell to get off! Life is like a bed of roses, as you move around it can stick you in the ***!
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    Friday night movie nights with my dad and brother we have chips or popcorn and drink Irn Bru. It's a Scottish soda.
    Balloonboy33 Balloonboy33 26-30, M Nov 20

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    Well this one time my boyfriend, my two girlfriends and I drank an entire bottle of sky....we somehow all ended up naked...my guy was trying to take me away but the girls locked me...
    velvetskies velvetskies 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    I have a fear of a fictional cartoon pony that haunts my dreams and I'm a brony! If I describe it to someone though they might laugh and then I get embarrassed
    MaxwellMoonHoof MaxwellMoonHoof 18-21, M Nov 20

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    I have no idea regarding dyslexia maybe its familiar but I dont know what is it, before till one boring night I have nothing to do so I have surf internet, then since Im kinda poor...
    mystery05 mystery05 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    Welp I have unconditional love for my ex .. Yep my ex! But I will never ever go back to him .. I just learned how to love him from a distance and provide him with tough love since...
    Dbell1101 Dbell1101 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I'm sorry i haven't been able to reply to your messages. I've been busy with school; especially cheerdance practice. You guys can message me now, i'll try my best and reply to...
    CamA7 CamA7 13-15, F Nov 20

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    I don't understand why people so get so defensive on this website. this website was to share opinions, feelings and experiences, but when I post mine all hell needs to break lose...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 20

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    Why do they have toilet paper commercials? Like, who ISNT buying it!?
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M Nov 20

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    I dont know why some women complain, they have half the money and ALL the p#ssy, what more could anyone possibly want?!?
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M Nov 20

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    I started getting weird text messages. "I saw you at the intersection. You were turning left. You drive a __ __ _." "I'll tell them about _____." (It was a software project that I...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M Nov 20

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    Fact: guys who help around the house, cook, open doors, pull out chairs, carry heavy things, kill spiders, and bring home flowers NEVER hear: "not tonight i have a headache"...
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 20

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    I miss hurting myself so much and I don't know if I can bear it much longer. It's been awhile since I've done it, but I just have such a strong urge to do so again. Any advice?! I...
    kelly1796 kelly1796 18-21, F Nov 20

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    i am a Mexican American but i LOVE white girls and Asian girls i love them way more than Mexican American girls. i guess like they say, opposites attract, its true. i have brown...
    LightSparks LightSparks 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 20

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    I want to get married and have 12 children
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 12 Responses Nov 20

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    Hi all, I've just created a new forum dedicated to dealing with issues related to acid reflux. I've got some handy recipes up and will definitely have more to follow. It's a...
    ChrisHasReflux ChrisHasReflux 36-40, M Nov 20

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    I consider it my bestfriend since it's the only thing where I put all my feelings and thoughts into. I have my whole life written in my diary. If someone finds it and reads it...
    camillee camillee 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    I have been rejected for having talent in me and this dated back 12 years ago, im a good man and i know doing what i do best is the key to happiness. dont let anyone put you back...
    obiczer obiczer 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 20

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    Hate to break it to you fellas - our only "purpose" is to not just have babies. There are so much more to us women then our reproductive system. Actually, it's not even a purpose...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 20

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    Well, there's one worth sharing. Some dude(undisclosed) e-mailed me and said: Hi ZA! Can you try and come up with a formidable concept to beat the newest Koenigsegg One: 1...
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I had my handgun on my bed with one bullet in the chamber waiting for me to come home from work. I just wanted to finish the day so I could finish myself. I broke down at work so...
    EmptyLaugh EmptyLaugh 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 20

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    I find this topic rather odd - a serious point, is there actually anyone (Nazis aside) who does have a problem with such relationship.
    Sam66a Sam66a 46-50, M 8 Responses Nov 20

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    Awesome song lyric but, have you ever seen the rain on a sunny day?
    monty95 monty95 13-15, M Nov 20

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    As part of my job, I often speak to young people in need of support (often through no fault of their own). On almost a daily basis I find myself dumbfounded at the way some parents...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 20

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    My girlfriend is my everything. She is the best and I love her so much. She is so amazing and caring. She's the sweetest person ever and she's just so freaking adorable sometimes...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 20

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    I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be. - Douglas Adams
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Nov 20

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    Really? Interesting, I met one online,he seems wonderful:-) Did you have bad experience in the Netherlands?
    eyesvalor eyesvalor 36-40, F Nov 20

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    I have No one Who brings me Happiness anymore, Is wrong to chase the girl Of My dreams Even if I doubt She would want to even talk to me My Brain gives off the worst mixed Signals...
    DanielisLost DanielisLost 18-21, M Nov 20

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