I also continue to take Essential fatty acids,FLAX SEED OIL
to help lose weight.
In addition I also take
~4 essential minerals for diabetics
~SELENIUMhelps immune system,fights infection and aids circulation
~MAGNESIUMhelps to relax you, aids stress and muscle relaxing
~CHROMIUMimproves insulin sensitivity, and helps lower blood sugar.
~ZINC especially to help you heal.
and Conjugated Linoleic Acid* to counteract the effects of alloxan I might get by accident, I don't eat bread much less white flour but you never know.
see:alloxan causes diabetes
I am experiencing nerve pain even with my diabetes under strict control. Of course the medicos want you to take medications for it,
"Anti-seizure drugs often are used to help control the type of pain caused by damaged nerves.
Anti-seizure (anticonvulsant) medications were developed primarily to reduce or control epileptic seizures. But they can also help control the burning, stabbing or shooting pain sometimes caused by nerve damage. These drugs seem to work by slowing or blocking pain signals from damaged nerves.
Why does it hurt?
Nerves can be damaged by many things, including injury, surgery, disease or exposure to toxins. For example, some people with diabetes develop numbness and pain (peripheral neuropathy) in their hands and feet. People who have shingles often continue to have pain (postherpetic neuralgia) after the shingles have cleared up.
This pain occurs because the damaged nerves are firing inappropriately and sending pain signals even though no tissue has been harmed. This type of pain can be debilitating and is often difficult to control."
Personally,I've had these pains for much longer than I've had diabetes.
"~Controlling your blood sugar levels can help prevent worsening nerve pain and improve your overall health at the same time.
~Medications can help relieve nerve pain, make you more comfortable, and improve your quality of life.
"We know that better glucose control is the single most important factor" in preventing neuropathy, slowing its progress once you have it, and relieving many symptoms, says Christopher Gibbons, MD, director of the Neuropathy Clinic at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston and instructor of neurology at Harvard Medical School.
If you have diabetes and peripheral neuropathy, talk to your doctor about ways to better control your blood sugar. You may need to take insulin for better control, says Gibbons.
Once you are doing all that you can to keep blood sugar levels under control - including diet, meal planning, exercise, and medication - you should assess with your doctor which pain medication is best to relieve your remaining symptoms."
Since I refuse to take drugs what to do, what to do? The diabetic socks I have are too long, [I have very short toes, so if the socks fit they are too long]and they curl under my toes and HURT!
I find this really helps Get more info on RealHeal to relieve pain and promote faster healing after surgery or injury
What is RealHeal?
RealHeal is an herbal and homeopathic formula containing ingredients chosen for their rapid healing, pain relieving and anti-inflammatory properties.
RealHeal is taken internally to promote faster and more comfortable healing. It is effective in speeding up the healing process after surgery, childbirth (including Caesarean birth) or injury, and will also promote faster healing of bruising.
RealHeal tablets may also be effectively used along with our RealHeal Massage Oil - used topically to soothe and promote surface healing.
Because the nerve pain starts inside and is a mixup of nerve information this product really helps to alleviate it.
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(1)Mayoclinic.com/Anti-seizure medications: Relief from nerve pain
(2)WebMD.com/Peripheral Neuropathy & Diabetes: Treating Nerve Pain