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Have sudden weakness in legs and slurring of speech. Cause?

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sudden weakness in the legs; slurring of speech
Posted Sat, 19 Oct 2013 in Brain and Spine
Answered by Dr. Mahesh Koregol 51 minutes later
Brief Answer:
hypoglycemia or stroke

Detailed Answer:
Hi, considering your age and history of diabetes, you appear to be having hypoglycemia. The other possibility could be ischemia ( stroke) which needs immediate treatment. I suggest you eat some sugar and rush to emergency department to get your blood pressure checked and evaluated for stroke as well as blood sugar levels. Regards, Dr. Mahesh Koregol
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