When you had originally presented to the office,you presented with chronic numbness, tingling, burning,the hands and the feet. It limitedyour ability to walk, limited your ability to sleep, your ability to relax. We've completeda course of treatment here with the Davis neuropathy program, how have you done withthe treatment and how are you feeling today? I feel wonderful. I have to tell you thatthe treatment, I was on both programs. Before I came in, all that I knew that I had wasperipheral neuropathy after your exam, after you examined me. We found out that I had alsospinal stenosismy spine. I have followed your program, both of your programs, the DRSprogram and the peripheral neuropathy program,
and I am doing beautifully. I can now walkwithout assistance which I was having to hold my husband's hand or somebody's hand whenI was shopping or doing anything. I could not ive by myself. I feel like a whole personnow. Well congratulations on your results and we're very proud to have you here as apatient. What else would you like to have me tell you? If you have another questionI could certainly, I would like to tell a little bit about your people that you haveworking for you. They are wonderful, young, professional people. I don't know what kindof a program you put them on, but I love each and every one of them. They're an asset toyour office. Well thank you so much for the
kind words and we look forward to seeing youagain soon. You're welcome.
The A Z Guide Of Diabetes How to Recognizeand Prevent Compliions Learning to recognize the compliions ofdiabetesyourself and others can save a life. Sometimes diabetes goes unnoticed, anduntil there's a compliion, the person doesn't know he or she has diabetes. If a shrewd friendcan see some symptoms before the compliions hit, it may give the diabetic an edge on treatment.It's also a good idea to learn some of the signs and symptoms of compliions and howto stave them offyourself. Here are some tips to help you prevent anecognize diabetes compliions. Prevention
There are some specific actions you can taketo help avoid compliions and keep them from developing. 1. Don't smoke Smoking is one of the worst things a diabeticcan do. First of all, smoking constricts blood vessels, further compliing the compromisedcirculation that comes with diabetes anyway. Secondly, smoking increases diabetics' riskof cardiovascular disease and even vision problems. So a good step toward staving offthese compliions is to stop smoking (or don't start!).
2. Take your mediion regularly To help your body stay on an even keel, it'sa good idea to take your prescribed mediion as directed. Don't selfmedie. If you wantto change mediions or try something different, make sure you do so under the care of a professional. 3. Regular checkups Getting regular physicals is important, butso are checkups specifically for your diabetes. Your visionparticular should be monitoredto prevent vision compliions such as glaucoma later on.
4. Maintain a healthy weight Eating a healthy, diabeticspecific diet andgetting enough regular exercise is key to maintaining a healthy weight. You don't wantto crashdiet, but getting on track with the right foods and activity level is a good placeto start. Recognition Recognizing compliions early can help,whether it's an urgent, shortterm compliion or a longterm one. Here are some tips. Sources say that the body parts most affectedby diabetes are:
* Eyes* Kidneys * Nerves* Heart and blood vessels * Gums* Feet Watching for abnormalitiesthese areasof the body is the first step toward recognizing any compliionsthat area. 1. Neuropathy Burning, tingling sensationsthe handsand feet, sharp nighttime pain, and difficulty walking are signs of diabetic neuropathy (nervedamage). Swollen, red feet are also a sign
of serious nerve compliions. 2. Vision problems If you have blurry vision, sudden losses ofvision, what seems like flashing light or grey, ifting films across your eyes, itcould be a sign of diabetic vision compliions. Pain and pressurethe eye are also symptoms. 3. Kidney compliions Diabetics are prone to kidney problems. Signsof kidney compliions include fatigue, poor concentration, painful urination, andor edema(puffy swelling)the abdomen, around the