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Is numbness of the feet related to diabetes?

i ve been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and take medication regularly. however I experience a lot of numbing in my legs and feet. One foot is extremely sensitive on the bottom to touch and both feet are numb in my toes. Can this be related to diabetes?
Mon, 19 May 2014
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Hi, I had gone through your query and understood your concerns.

Numbness of foot is one of common symptom of uncontrolled diabetes. Please check out your blood sugar levels first. see whether they under control. If they are not under control regularly, then discuss with the treating doctor regarding increase of dose or change of drug.

Hope this guides you. For any other queries you can write to us. we will be happy to help you. Thank you.
Dr Phanindra Dulipala
Diabetologist.
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Is numbness of the feet related to diabetes?

Hi, I had gone through your query and understood your concerns. Numbness of foot is one of common symptom of uncontrolled diabetes. Please check out your blood sugar levels first. see whether they under control. If they are not under control regularly, then discuss with the treating doctor regarding increase of dose or change of drug. Hope this guides you. For any other queries you can write to us. we will be happy to help you. Thank you. Dr Phanindra Dulipala Diabetologist.