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Diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, diabetic. Best treatment?

My 75 yrs old father who has diabetes (borderline) has been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (M-4). Doctors have ruled out chemotherapy . Currently he is on supportive care and has to be given palettes once in 12-15 days. Please tell me best way to treat leukemia, what diet should he follow and how to improve his quality of life?
Asked On : Sat, 26 May 2012
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If the doctors have ruled out chemotherapy then the other option will be Stem cell therapy.
As for as diet is concerned follow diet plan for diabetes.
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