Google
 

diabetes pedia

Anything at all that you would like to know about diabetes care, diabetes diets, the causes and types of diabetes, diabetes prevention and related matters. Free information & quick responses to your questions. Search here with keywords related to any aspect of diabetes management. Email drsbanerji@gmail.com or leave a post here if you do not find the information you need: an answer is guaranteed within 24 hours. NO SPONSORED POSTS HERE!

Name:
Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Your contributions are invaluable. Please visit this web site often and post regularly.

Thursday, December 21, 2006

Botox and Diabetes


Though nerve degeneration leading to errors of involuntary muscle contractions are not yet approved indications for use of specified botulism toxins, investigators have begun clinical trials to help patients with foot ulcers, and difficulties in swallowing food.

You could ask your physician to find, or even to initiate trials, if your diabetes can led to a complication which threatens your feet. There could be risks in participating in such trials, not all of which are known as yet. However, you may wish to take a voluntary and considered chance if your diabetes has been discovered so late, or if it has been so poorly managed in the past, that an amputation appears probable. You should consider this option only if approved medical and surgical measures to treat nerve and muscle complications of diabetes have been exhausted.

Please also tell any poor and health illiterate people you know about this possibility, if they suffer from advanced nerve and muscle disorders as a result of long standing and poorly managed diabetes. They could get free treatment in return for participating in a trial.

Please always bear in mind that the corrective action of a specific botulism toxin on nerve junctions with small muscles, is limited in time. Injections have to be repeated on recurrence of symptoms. The injection is made from a purified extract of a bacterial colony: a gross or a mixture of toxins can kill rather than help! You will have access to an approved source of the medicine if you participate in an official trial.


0 Comments:

Post a Comment

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home