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Constipation,nerve,diabet

My mother is having diabetes past 8months. she has chronic constipation for nearly 10yrs. Sudden weight loss (muscle loss) recently and constipation is severe recently. Numbness in legs, sensation of nerve pulling during morning after waking up, thirsty,hungry, difficulty getting up after sitting, frequently tired so unable to do any work. Can I know the immediate steps I should take & which category doctor I should consult?
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Dr. Amarpreet Singh Riar
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Actually this is Diabetic Gastroparesis. Along with Diabetic Neuropathy. I Personally deal with Diabetes patients mostly. This is treatable but you need a visit to Physician or to us Some medicines are needed because it can't be cured with general measures
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Harisha N L
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Hi there I understand your concern...First of all you should start taking a high fibre diet, incorporate more of fruits which can be taken in diabetic patients, green leafy vegetables and salads in diet...Drink plenty of water....You should always take walk after meals and follow daily workout regime....With that fallow relaxation techniques like yoga, meditation,avoid alcohol, smoking, coffee, tea...take syp duphalac 10 ml at night time with milk or warm water....numbness and other symptoms may be due to peripheral neuropathy...More than half of people with diabetes develop some type of neuropathy....Consult nearest physician they will do the needful.
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