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Diabetic suffering from cellulitis. History of heart problems. Concerned

Yes, Please. I have just been notified that my brother has cellulitis. He is 77 years old and is in a nursing facility.It is servere enough that he has been hospitalized. I live in Bellevue Mebraska. He is in Natchitoches Louisana. He is blind, deaf, and has many health problens including diabeties. he is confined to a wheel chair. He also has heart problems. We have been very concerned due to the lack of care he has been gettingj.
Asked On : Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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Your brother is an elderly diabetic.
He is blind and deaf.
Now he is suffering from cellulitis.
He needs someone who can provide him personal care.
Blood sugar should be tightly monitored and controlled to contain the infection.
I.V antibiotics and proper wound care should be provided.
Emotional and social support will also help in a big way.
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