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Diabetes, numbness of the tongue, migraine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   here again. I was just talking to you a few minutes ago about my diabetic husband and his numb tongue?
Doctor :   can you repeat your query?
User :   Husband's tongue went numb last night. He is a type 1 diabetic. In 17 1/2 years that I have known him, his bg has bever ever been low. Tonguwe is still numb. He can't hardly talk, slurring badly, drools when talks and eats. Has a migraine.
Doctor :   is he on insulin?
Doctor :   what was the blood sugar levels then?
User :   Yes. Apidra (bg-100/40) and lantus 14 units at bedtime. Tried to take it this morning about 10 times and couldn't get enough blood.
User :   Can I prick somwhere else that finger?
Doctor :   have you tried at the fingers of feet
User :   I haven't tried feet, where on feet can I do this?
Doctor :   fingers

Doctor :   over the pulp
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