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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. 21 People

    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 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 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 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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    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 66-70 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 11 Responses Mar 7, 2011

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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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    I have had type one diabetes since forever. Now I have an insulin pump. It is so good. You test your blood glucose like twenty times a day. My fingers are covered in black spots...
    LaurenHaf LaurenHaf 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    I've been diagnosed as a type II Diabetic for just over a year now. Its a curse that runs in my family. I was always a fairly active person with normal blood sugar readings...
    Iltcp Iltcp 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 1

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    If you have a player that you feel that he doesn’t have chemistry with other players, you should consider selling him. You can sell the player in the auction market or...
    fastfifa15coins fastfifa15coins 22-25, F 19 hrs ago

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    I don't know if you were looking at me or not You probably smile like that all the time And I don't mean to bother you but I couldn't just walk by And not say hi And I know your...
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    This is something that I have been considering for some time now. Before I go into my story, I will tell you a bit about me. I am a divorced, mother of three beautiful children...
    youchampion youchampion 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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    *This is going to be a long post, so please bear with me, thanks :-) So, I have had a bit of a dilemma the last few months and would like some advice. I have had this friend, a...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Hi I go by Fruityunch15 on here.I have had Epilepsy all my life.I am trying to make friends and get others advice on Epilepsy too.I am trying to lose weight while taking my seizure...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    My husband (soon to be ex) cheated on me numerous times in the time we were together. I found messages just a month after we were married that showed he wasn't faithful, but I...
    TryAnStopMe TryAnStopMe 26-30, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I've never fit in with male social groups. I've never liked sports, never been able to join in when guys talk about women in the way guys do. I've always associated better with...
    manlikewoman manlikewoman 26-30, M 8 hrs ago

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    I have three adopted boys, my middle son has recently been diagnosed with SPD. I have found it to be a weight removed! now I understand the reason behind some of his behaviours...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I often had them in jr high when i went from one class to another. I had a really hard time to stop them or even cover it. Now i just have them once in a while which is find with...
    fherrera3 fherrera3 16-17, M 21 hrs ago

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    I have had all my life, but it was not until I first went to a psychiatrist that she said I had it. Fortunately my anxiety is mild and only shows when triggered by some external...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Quite literally have no one. I have so much going on in my head but no one to share it with because I don't trust that they won't use it against me in the future to hurt me :,(
    TrustxxIssues TrustxxIssues 31-35, F 5 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Hello there. This is my first post. I have a lot of things to say about my 'family' but it all just hurts. The only thing that keeps on making me a prisoner here in their house is...
    RachLyn RachLyn 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I have a secret relationship with a 47 year old men... I really like him and we always talk. We made out before and he fingered me... But he wants to wait until I'm 18 for us to...
    xoValentina xoValentina 18-21, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    OK I have talked to a lot of people...on line or in "real life," that fit into the category of acquaintances. I have only a few people in my life right now that I can actually...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I really love to **** my wife's sister Nastaran! Hard in the A*s. she is 40 now and so hot! i once had a chance to massage her back but didn't have the guts to do any se*y stuff...
    blackbob21 blackbob21 31-35, M 11 hrs ago

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    It's 12:53, I've written a will, that distributes all my savings all passwords everything and even goes down to the wish to have work connections and such that may be affected by...
    BlueSkysAreCold BlueSkysAreCold 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    I just want to know .. Are in this world have medicine for rheumatoid arthritis ... My mom is 60 years old she get RA more then 6 years until now she can"t to get healty anymore. I...
    MnQlim MnQlim 26-30 10 hrs ago

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    Lolz actually I think I have a lot of them! but there are three of them that I hold closest to my heart.. ValenciaTorres, Annaambrose, and DessyLove.. Each one of them are special...
    Tripp93 Tripp93 18-21, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    A little over two years ago, I was hit by a car that didn't have the right of way. It was almost 11pm on a rainy night and my only mode of transportation was a bicycle I was...
    owtbound owtbound 26-30, M 8 hrs ago

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    So my friend asked me if he is ugly. My response was quite amazing to me. I must have been on something cause I've never heard myself talk like that. This is what I said: No...
    Lemons2000 Lemons2000 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    May 2014 four days before I turned 14 I got a knock in the morning saying there has been an explosion and two bodied were found. They thought it was my mum and 4 year old brother...
    radhikajoshi radhikajoshi 13-15, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    As I've gotten older (I'm almost 40), I have noticed it gets harder and harder to meet new people. My old friends have sort of moved on with their own lives. As I get older I...
    BigHryRomeo BigHryRomeo 36-40, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Hello everybody who thinks they lost their salvation, impossible no matter what it is impossible how did you lose it or better yet where did you lose it, God will not bless you...
    scrupulosity777 scrupulosity777 46-50, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I have recently accepted that I have RP and am growing to be somewhat "ok" with it. The symptoms started very early in life when I noticed difficulty with seeing at night... Well...
    JudyFun JudyFun 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    It totally spoils the summer. It's not nice to keep sneezing and have a sore throat, nose and eyes. It's hard to explain how different it is from a cold to people who don't have...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    I used to overdose 1-3 times a month for a couple of years before I went to hospital for 12 weeks and came out feeling a lot better. I probably overdosed more often than that...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    And I don't think they understand how bad that hurts me. Like, I told my parents I was bi and my dad literally almost fainted and my mom cried a lot and they kept insisting it was...
    TrackStackz TrackStackz 13-15, M 5 hrs ago

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    All through my short life I have experienced the troubles of being an outcast, being told to simply "get involved" but that's not at all easy. Well not for me anyway. I can do...
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    I currently have three tattoos but have such a yearning to get more. I want a full sleeve of flowers on one arm and a half sleeve on the other of old school style things that have...
    Happinessismine Happinessismine 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    This is my answer. For me the fact that there is a God Is why I believe. The prof in this is all around you. Above, below, beside and inside you. How does a bird know when it's...
    JSUNJ JSUNJ 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I just dont understand my husband sometimes I have given him everything he has ask of me and that just doesn't seem to be good enough because he feels that he has to talk to other...
    akbravo akbravo 26-30, F 50 mins ago

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    I joined this group because yes I have trust issues. I am not alone in this, I am today's norm when it comes to the world. Trust issues is on the rise every day that goes by...
    Yeahbaybey Yeahbaybey 46-50, F 37 mins ago

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