12-12-2010 11:34 PM
Soaking in an epsom salt & warm water bath is suposed to help bruises heal up and feel better.
Wow, just read the warnings on the bag of epsom salt I have had in the bathroom cabinet and it advises "HOT OR WARM SOAKS SHOULD NOT BE USED BY INDIVIDUALS WITH DIABETES, EXCEPT ON ADVICE FROM PHYSICIAN"
12-12-2010 11:43 PM
Type 1, Diagnosed January, 1984
Dexcom Seven Plus CGMS
Pumping With Animas PIng & Apidra Since June, 2010
12-13-2010 12:54 AM
12-13-2010 01:01 AM
Hello, everyone. My name is Joe and I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes on 10-26-10.
Hiya, Julia. Are you on a low dose aspirin regiment? The doc put me on one and because of its blood thinning aspects, aspirin regiments can cause easy bruising and more bleeding with cuts.
I, however agree with the others in saying that I would see the podiatrist or at least your GP if it isn't healing properly.
Edited for grammar
12-13-2010 01:22 AM
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a Deaf person with Diabetes.
12-13-2010 03:41 PM
Promise me you'll always remember:
"You're Braver than you believe, Stronger that you seem, and Smarter than you think !"
Christopher Robin to Pooh Bear
Lee, T2 since 07/1988
Live long and prosper.
"Don't waste any tomorrows because of what you didn't do yesterday !"
12-14-2010 01:35 AM
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