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This is Dr. Davidit sounds like you are encountering more insulin resistance in your body which can happen and cause worse glucose control and higher blood glucose levelsor your pancreas could just be wiped out and not producing as much insulin as before.you might be at that point where you need to go on insulin injections, like a long term and short term insulin injection to better control your glucose levels.the oral agents and byetta injections may not be enough to control your diabetestalk to your doctor about insulin therapy as the next level of treatmentlet me know if you have questions.
With these new symptoms you need immediate evaluation.
The swelling is not just from the diabetes, but can be a silent MI. Very important go to the ER.
I am an internal medicine doctor and diabetes is our venue.
I have seen small silent heart attacks create exactly this picture.
Go have an EKG now.
Also infection that is hidden needs to be ruled out....today.
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