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Type 2 diabetic, high BP, depression problem, 60 yrs old. What should I do now ?

thanks! I m type2 diabetic, w/hbp, mental disorder:ptsd, to be specific, and have since Aug. been incapable of preparing to get to my drs. appts. They want to do an eeg , and I have copd also...I guess you could say I m a mess! I also suffer from deep- seated depression ( issues that go back to 1959, that are unresolved), and am now 60 yrs. old. Who do I really need to see at this point?
Asked On : Wed, 21 Nov 2012
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Meet a Psychiatrist not the psychologist and have confidence on yourself and motivate your self. stress and depression can increase your blood sugar levels and blood pressure so keep yourslef happy and do meditation and walking daily for atleast half an hour a day. you can walk at any time of the day not necessarily in the morning. min of 150 mins of walk in a week. never insult your self by saying that you are a mess. you are winner who conquered for 60years. Go for EEG and PFT also take medications regularly on time. incase if your sugar levels are high and your doctor wants to put you on insulin dont hesitate to take insulin
Answered: Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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