Hello all. Let me tell you about myself, for all who may be interested. When I noticed a balance problem a couple of years or so ago, I was diagnosed with diabetic peripheral neuropathy. I've been type 1 diabetic for over 30 years. However, I seem to be different from the run of the mill peripheral neuropathy. I can still feel my feet, though my brain doesn't know quite where they are. I have no pain, so very lucky there. Where I seem to be unlucky is that after sort of plateau-ing for a year or so, for the last few weeks or months my condition has gone steadily downhill and while 6 months ago I could walk fine with a stick (once I got going) I now struggle to get very far on two sticks, usually use a wheeled walker, though not for more than a few hundred yards, and am looking into wheelchairs. I've noticed clear deteriorations every week or so for quite some time. No-one seems to have come across any similar case. I'm waiting to see a neurologist again, having been discharged after diagnosis and referral for physiotherapy. My diabetic control has been pretty good, so can't specifically blame that. Anyone any experience of anything similar?
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