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A member asked about a 72-year-old female:

72 year-old refusing dialysis. gfr is 6. she has hypertension and diabetes. eating junk and smoking. realistic life expectancy?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Days to weeks: Hospice care would be appropriate at this point as symptom control will be superior without affecting significantly survival.
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