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What causes a tingling sensation in hands and feet of a diabetic patient?

My husband has been feeling tingling in his fingers and feet. He has been extremely dizzy all day. I tested his blood sugar and ut is fine as my mother has diabetes and we thot this could be it. His back was bothering him all day yesterday and now these symptoms today. Any ideas?
Thu, 28 Jun 2018
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I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

It might be due to small fibre neuropathy.
If he takes alcoholic drink, supplement of Vitamian B1 (thiamine ) will help.

Hope I have answered your query.
Let me know if I can assist you further.


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Dr. T.K. Biswas M.D
Mumbai
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