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Blocked arteries, stroke - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help yu
User :   Hey, my mom is having mini strokes-no significant blocked arteries- What other causes?
Doctor :   i will help in this

Doctor :   can i ask few questions
User :   how likely is she to have a full blown stroke? No high blood pressure but diabetic.
User :   yes please proceed
Doctor :   diabetic since how many years
User :   9 years after chemo
Doctor :   on what treatment
User :   pills
Doctor :   she is not using insulin
User :   no
Doctor :   is her sugar level well controlled
User :   most of the time but it drops somestimes suddenly
Doctor :   diabetes is one of the major
Doctor :   cause for stroke

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