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Speech problems developing over a period of 1.5 yrs

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my query is of my sick mum. she is diabetic having seen many doctors psychiatrists, neurologists with no progress.
she is 50 years old. within a period of a year and a half she has developed speech problems not being able to even make a complete sentence everything she says cannot be understood. she cannot also remember anything. cannot tell simple things like time, her age, canot read, name things. she sometimes gets some pains in her arms, legs that last about a minute.
she has nevr been a drinker smoker etc. but takes insulin injection daily.
please shed a light on what this may be.
thanx.


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replied April 10th, 2014
Neurological Disorders Answer A46644
Thank you for consulting e-healthforum. The rate of progression is too dramatic for Alzheimer's disease. Other possibilities are Pick's disease or fronto-temporal dementia (profound atrophy of the temporal lobes has to be present). Other possibility is multiple strokes. Repetitive hypoglycemia may cause similar picture.


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