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Survival Foods Diabetics
My dad has a Gleason score of 7 no further details will be given until appnmt. What is survival rate of that score for a 63 yr old? He is also diabetic and takes insulin and metformin
Have to find details: You must find more details , you already know is it is high score in general prognosis is guarded . You have to find stage ( spread ) At 63 is very important to choose type of treatment , some treatments are controversial , must speak to the treating doctor . and one instance if needed take second opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more
My dad has stage4 melanoma that spread to the lungs, gall bladder, bladder& brain, age 71 has diabetes, what are his survival rates?
Hello doctor my friend is detected with t3n2mo breast cancer and had UTI due to diabetes 5 months back.She is 62yrs what is her chance of survival.?
It depends: First of all sorry to hear your loved one is diagnosed with cancer. There are good treatment options for locally advanced breast cancer which seems to be the case here. I have known patients with similar disease that are several decade survivors. It depends on how well treatment response is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many!: There are a lot of great foods out there - perfect for diabetes. The key is high in fiber, low in saturated fat, and low in simple carbohydrate (sugar). The key to diabetic eating is portion control. Too much of a good thing is not good. I have a "menu" on my web site that will help you understand portions: www.Portlandpreventivecardiology.Com you can also go to the am diabetes assoc web page. ...Read more
Carbs: Carbohydrates (sweets, sodas, bread junk food, etc.). ...Read more
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