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Chances of getting diabetes if father had it - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello doctor
Doctor :   Hello
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User :   Doctor my father died because of heart attach
User :   he was diabetic for 18 yrs
Doctor :   ok,
User :   what are my chances of getting heart disease and diabetes and what precautions do i need to take to prevent them. My current age is 30.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   I can help you with this
Doctor :   But I need to ask you some questions
User :   yeah.. go ahead
Doctor :   Have you got your b;lood sugar checked?
User :   i had got .. but it was an year before..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What did the report say?
User :   it was negative.. no diabetes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   diabetes does run in the family
Doctor :   does your mother have diabetes
User :   yes
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Doctor :   Ok. research says that you have a50 per cent chance of developing
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