Justin Delgado is husband to Kacie Doyle-Delgado, diagnosed at age 11. After more than a decade together, he considers himself to be an expert carb counter and Dexcom inserter. He graduated with his Master of Science in Finance from the University of Utah in 2013 and has been working in commercial banking since then. He attended his first Friends for Life conference in 2015 and is looking forward to volunteering with the teens.
December 3, 2000
Question from Baytown, Texas, USA:
For the past year and a half, my left hand has had a slight tingling to an almost a numb sensation. I went to the doctor about it and he couldn't seem to give me any kind of diagnosis. I'm wondering if it is anything serious or If maybe I just did some nerve damage while working out in the yard. If you have any idea please let know.
I am afraid I cannot give you more specific information about the cause of the numbness and tingling in your hand. However, if you have diabetes, there are many causes for such symptoms. First, diabetic neuropathy can give you such symptoms. People with diabetes also have an increased frequency of carpal tunnel syndrome. Many times you need an EMG (electromyogram) to differentiate the underlying cause of the symptoms. You need to see your doctor regarding these diagnoses.