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my friends grandma has congestive heart failure and type 2 diabetes

i know this is weird as hell but yeah. my friends grandma has congestive heart failure and type 2 diabetes, he keeps saying that shes gonna die and i just keep telling him to say that, it should be the total opposite, he needs to pray 4 her. anyway, shes a female and uhm, whats the average life expectancy for this person? he told me she is 84, gona be 85 dis aaugust.
Fri, 11 Dec 2009
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Females live longer than males and a good way to judge is how long her own mother lived. And just becuase one has CHF and diabetes does not mean they're dying. Often old people just feel like they have nothing to live for and get depressed and swear they're dying. I've worked with elderly patients for years and I often hear that they're dying, but they keep ticking year after year into their 90's.
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