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Precautions to be taken by a patient having diabetes and arthritis while travelling - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   My mother aged 68 years is diabetic and arthritic and taking the following medication and she is going outofstation to a tour by train and busroute and what precaution she has to take during the journey
Doctor :   Is she going alone
User :   tab-reclimet tab-piozmf15 tab atocor-5mg tab-polybion tab-shelcal-250 and she is going with a group of 30 members to northindia and she is sensitive and allergic to sulpha drugs and a crocin tablet is sometimes is allergic.please guide me
Doctor :   get her a complete examination by a doctor
Doctor :   before she leaves
Doctor :   check her glucose levels
Doctor :   ask her to protect her feet
Doctor :   always
Doctor :   wear soft and completely covered footwear
User :   her RBS yesterday is 162
Doctor :   is it fasting or RBS
User :   rbs
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   please login again
Doctor :   i close the window now
User :   no sir please continue whatelse sir
Doctor :   ok rbs 160 is ok
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Doctor :   are you there
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Doctor :   ok
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