Symptoms are dependent on which nerves have been damaged. In general, diabetic neuropathy symptoms develop gradually; they may seem like minor and infrequent pains or problems at first, but as the nerves become more damaged, symptoms may grow. They can indicate the beginning of neuropathy. Talk to your doctor about anything you notice—such as any pain, numbness, weakness, or tingling—even if it seems insignificant. Your pain may mean the control of your diabetes could be improved, which will can help slow down the progression of your neuropathy. Pain and numbness are also important warning signs to take very good care of your feet, so you can avoid wounds and infections that can be difficult to heal and even raise risk for amputation.
If you asked him what he was doing, he would say he was playing or telling a story. He had a motion for every word or action in his stories. Some thought it was cute, others bizarre, and he even frightened other kids on occasion. Over the years, he stopped doing this hand thing, but it was replaced with extreme facial twitches which started small i. On top of all of this twitching, he developed obsessive compulsive behaviors which change regularly. Right now, he has to constantly shake a pair of socks. He has to always shake something.
Jump to content. When you have had diabetes for many years, you may not always develop symptoms of mild low blood sugar. Some young children with diabetes cannot recognize symptoms of low blood sugar.
The Case: A year-old woman presented to the emergency department after experiencing uncontrollable, irregular jerking movements of her right arm for 1 week. The movements were increasingly painful and were making it difficult for her to sleep; however, they disappeared during sleep. She reported no other symptoms. The patient had type 2 diabetes mellitus for 23 years, hypertension and arthritis.