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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

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 more

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Diabetes (Definition)

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


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My dad has stage4 melanoma that spread to the lungs, gall bladder, bladder& brain, age 71 has diabetes, what are his survival rates?

My dad has stage4 melanoma that spread to the lungs, gall bladder, bladder& brain, age 71 has diabetes, what are his survival rates?

Too many Variables: I am sorry to hear of your family's struggled. But we do not have any concrete information about your father's health condition. This is a question to ask of his doctors directly. ...Read more

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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.?

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 more

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What foods to eat in diabetes?

What foods to eat in diabetes?

Heathy: Well balanced diet but leave out the sweets and watch the amount of things like potatoes, pastas and breads. Should be more poultry , fish and fresh fruits and veggies alone with some dairy. Google the american diabetic association for more information ...Read more

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Food to be avoided in diabetes?

Food to be avoided in diabetes?

Fats and sugars: Fats and simple sugars are foods to avoid. Simple sugars would include sweets, sodas, juices, and white anything (bread, rice, pastas). ...Read more

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What is the best foods for diabetic?

What is the best foods for diabetic?

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

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What foods can a type 2 diabetic eat ?

What foods can a type 2 diabetic eat ?

ADA diet: American diabetes association has specific diet recommendations for diabetics. The dash diet is designed for high blood pressure but is also good for diabetics. Effectively you have to count and limit carbohydrate intake. ...Read more

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What are good foods for a diabetic to eat?

What are good foods for a diabetic to eat?

It varies: A healthy well-balanced diet, 3 meals without snacks. Caloric restriction if you need to lose weight. There's no magic here. Find an eating plan you can follow the rest of your life, not a short-term diet. Check w/your registered dietitian. ...Read more

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