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Old 09-29-2008, 08:16 PM   #1
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Exclamation I am scared of losing my mom to Diabetes/Kindneys

If anyone can help me on this topic you would be my friend for life. My mom
has diabetes she had lost her weight was doing good until she moved to Florida where she got a UTI had a stent put in. She was in so much pain and
had blood from it they took it out. Mean while she turned septic almost died.
She now has another stent in that has to stay in for life. and replced every 3
months. she is in rehap now but she has made no progress in a month she is
retaining fluid she says she is dizzy uopn standing. she can only eat soft foods nothing solid. she has bad bed sores. she was on medaforin but they dont give it to her there or at the hospital. she has had every test to man.
she is just getting weaker what can I do she is 72 years old. HELP HELP HELP

 
Old 09-29-2008, 08:34 PM   #2
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Re: I am scared of losing my mom to Diabetes/Kindneys

Well, for starters, she needs a really good endocrinologist. Why did they take her off the metformin? Did they put her on insulin? Where in Florida is she? If nearby, maybe I can recommend someone.

 
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Old 09-29-2008, 08:39 PM   #3
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Re: I am scared of losing my mom to Diabetes/Kindneys

she is in Lady Lake florida and yes she has insulin shots they dont have mediform there to give her. when she
was in the villages hopital she had a uroligist and a kidndey dr there now at rehap all she has is the kidney dr
that goes there but they dont see here just the nurses there.

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Old 09-30-2008, 08:33 PM   #4
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Re: I am scared of losing my mom to Diabetes/Kindneys

I don't live near there, but she needs to have an endocrinologist assigned to her!

 
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