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COPD,Congestive Heart Failure, diabetes, renal failure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
User :   Are there any new treatments for people with chf
Doctor :   CHF?

User :   my dads heart is bout to play out and his kidneys are failing due to diabetes and we r looking for any hope we have left
User :   YES CHF
User :   congestive heart failure
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   presently what treatment is he on?

User :   just lasix and they have tried the natrcore
User :   to strengthen his heart he has a pace maker
Doctor :  
User :   and of course he is on more heart meds
User :   where is the best place to go to try new treatments or anything we can do
User :   he is 58 and we love him so much
User :   we will do whatever to try and prolong his life
Doctor :   for kidney failure and diabetes what is he taking?

User :   he takes insulin shots and I don't think anything for kidneys
User :   they are not doing what they should in my opinion
User :   he is taking over 13 meds he also has copd
Doctor :   how do you know he his kidney is failing?

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