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Precautions for diabetes as both parents diabetic - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Dr Good Morning
Doctor :   good morning , please proceed with the query
User :   Dr have few Queries wrt Diabetes
User :   both my parents are Diabetic
User :   and wanted to know what chances are that i get the same
Doctor :   yes , please proceed
User :   and what precautions can I take
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know your age please ?
User :   37
Doctor :   ok , may i know if your parents are on treatment ?
User :   Yes both are undergoing treatment
User :   and are continous Medication form years
Doctor :   ok , since both of your parents are diabetics , you have a risk for getting it
Doctor :   since a family history is suggestive and important in diabetes
Doctor :   i suggest you to get a blood test done
User :   I am sorry I cant read your reply
User :   I had same issue in my last chat
User :   window does not scroll down
User :   Not sure if this is my browser issue or website
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   upto what line did you receive my chat ?
User :   Can you please give your suggestions so that at the end when I click on end chat I can see the saved chat
Doctor :   ok
User :   as of now I cant read any comments from you
Doctor :   i will call you
Doctor :   and speak to you as soon as i can
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