About Me: Female, 57, Orlando, FL, member since Jul 2011
I recently relocated to FL from Upstate New York. The weather is very different but I am adjusting. I was diagnosed with diabetes Type 2 in 2010 and am struggling to get it under control with diet/exercise/oral medications. I have gained 30 lbs (most between my knees a
[More]nd neck) since moving to FL - many reasons for that other than health. I am not working and am more sedentary, little exercise, visiting far too many restaurants, and menopausal. I have developed acid reflux and am on medication which helps. In the last year I started getting dark spots on the top of both feet then noticed reddish spots on the inside of both legs just above the ankles. The red area is a bit sensitive and varies in degree of redness from day to day. The red area is now getting shiney and the outter edges of skin is peeling. What could this be as my primary physician, podiatrist, and endocronologist have been unable to diagnose it. I am only 54 years old and don't want to live out the rest of my days getting worse from year to year. I want to get healthy again and off all these meds. HELP!
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