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A 36-year-old female asked:

My mom wont take her meds for copd and diabetes, won't let us take her to dr. won't eat or change, just sleep. can someone come to us to check her?

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Dr. Basil Harris
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
She's lucky 2 have U: Your mom is lucky to have you! i wish i could just come over ; check on her, but i'm about 3000 miles away. Continue to encourage her to do the right thing and show her your love. Call her md to discuss the options. And if it comes down to it call an ambulance and take her to the er. In the er, we can make sure she is on the right track even if it's not a dire emergency. Keep up the great work!
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Visiting nurse: Ask your pcp to call the visiting nurse association in your area as they can check your mom at home.

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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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