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Diabetes, hypertension, weakness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   My father is diabetic
User :   he has sugar and high bp
Doctor :   ok
User :   he is currently taking medication but I find him rather weak
User :   he cannot lift things any more
Doctor :   what is his age
User :   and get's tired quickly
Doctor :   Do you know the name of the medication
User :   he is a smooker and drinks one glass of whiskey or beer everyday
Doctor :   ok
User :   he is 58
User :   not sure
User :   I can find out
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   If blood glucose levels are not under control patients feel weakness
Doctor :   and sometimes even anti hypertensive medication (BP medication) can lead to weakness
Doctor :   he needs a review for his drugs
User :   does he have to keep taking these drungs or is there an alternative
User :   what type of specialist does he need to see
Doctor :   It totally depends on the severity of his BP
Doctor :and diabetes

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