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Suffering from diabetes, congestive heart failure, smoker. Has pacemaker. Tested for heart function. Treatment?

My step day is at the end of stage 3 congestive heart failure . Water pills are the only thing keeping him from gaining more fluid and it has taken stronger water pills to even work. Will it go away or still get worse. He has a pacemaker, diabeties and is a smoker. He had a mild stroke in October 2011 and has not been the same. His estimated heart function is between 10 nd 20%
Asked On : Fri, 13 Apr 2012
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

It is not likely to go away
Aggressive management of the failure may help..
Also aggressive management of the risk factors may prevent further deterioration...
Resynchronisation therapy and cardiac transplantation may be the option
Smoking is dangerous...

Take care     
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Mon, 19 Aug 2013
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