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Diet for a person with heart disease,diabetes and hypertension - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   my grandad's 82
User :   he smokes
User :   he doesn't drink
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User :   and i want to improve his life, by changing his diet and how he lives
User :   what can i do?
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Does have any other medical ilness?
User :   he had a heart attack 4 years ago
Doctor :  
Like diabetes, hypertension.
User :   he takes a pump , not sure what, when he feels like he should.
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User :   nooo.
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Any mdications he is taking.
User :   yeah, not sure what though. it's a pump, in a red tube. he doesn't take it very often
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How is his diet?
User :   not good, he eats alot of food from iceland and stuff
User :   and he doesn't do any exercise.
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whats his weight?
User :   umm, 10st? he's very thin, and doesnt weight alot. i don't understand why, but i think it effects his colestrol more.
Doctor :  
You have consult a dietian.
Doctor :   when was the general routine check up done?

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