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Which is the average lifespan of a person with diabetes?

Which is the average lifespan of a person with diabetes?

It depends: It depends on whether this is type i or type ii diabetes and how well controlled it is. It also depends on the age of the individual at the time of onset of the diabetes.There is no absolute answer to your question. ...Read more

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If someone has de compensating cirrhosis, what is the average lifespan if the person does not get a liver transplant?

If someone has de compensating cirrhosis, what is the average lifespan if the person does not get a liver transplant?

Depends: If ascites and edema, elevated bilirubin and especially upper gastrointestinal bleeding occur, the average lifespan is less than a year. However, alcoholic cirrhosis can be treated with steroids in some cases, and this may prolong life. There are other things to reduce bleeding, and decrease edema etc., treat other symptoms (itching) that may improve lifespan and quality of life some. Stop alcohol. ...Read more

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Is average lifespan shorter for a person with familial amyloidosis?

Is average lifespan shorter for a person with familial amyloidosis?

Yes: But it depends on which type of familial amyloidosis; some are relatively benign (and the risk comes from other associated diseases), others directly impact longevity. ...Read more

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Will working shift affect a person's health and lifespan?

Will working shift affect a person's health and lifespan?

Yes: Working night shifts or rotating shifts has been shown to increase risk of illness and poor health practices leading to shorter life expectancy ...Read more

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Is the lifespan of someone with ambloyopia different from that of a normal person?

Is the lifespan of someone with ambloyopia different from that of a normal person?

No: Unless i suppose someone is more prone to accidents because they only have one good eye and therefore poor stereopsis. ...Read more

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What are average lifespans if cp?

What are average lifespans if cp?

Cerebral Palsy: Life expectancy depends on things like respiratory function, severity, presence of seizures, feeding problems & mobility difficulties. Someone with cerebral palsy could live a long life or die shortly after birth – it is variable. ...Read more