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diabetic type 1

1984cathy Member Posts: 29 Connected
has anyone had really serious neurological problems.My condition is very serious  .I have continual pain is in my body but the main area is in my lower legs bad pain in feet and my walking ability is almost zero.When i go to bed at night he real problems begin.My feet are constantly cold are so sore and my feet throb so much i have restless legs iIt takes many hours to sleep but if i do get any sleep is not too long before i wake again and the pain starts all over again.I  wake in the morning early because the pain gets too much for me.I fall asleep on my couch but again the sleep does not last for long does anyone else suffer the same please  did you get a good award for this condition


  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,545 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @1984cathy, welcome to the community. I'm sorry to hear you have been in pain and that this has impacted your sleep. Are you applying for PIP? 

  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 16,537 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi I have type 2 diabetes and know what you mean you should speak to your GP about it,

    I have been prescribed nerve pain medication and it has helped, please please please look after your legs and feet before its too late


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