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Dr. Brims, U.S. Licensed Physician
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My wife has had diabetese1 since 1976and been on insulin

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My wife has had diabetese1 since 1976and been on insulin since she has had diabetic retinotopysobce1988 nor more canbe done for her eyes and she has had all laser possible in2007she had a ti stroke. This year she saw a diabetic consultant who altered her tablets .avmonth ago she had a stroke lasting more than 24hoyrs and hospital did all tests and coul find no cause for the stroke but they doubled the Asprin. For last month she has been getting pain in the feet there are no cracks the hospital are doing an echo on heart end if sept and another heart check. She is tired a lit and losing interest because she is tired. Can nothing bevdonabout the feet all get. W
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Dr. Brims :

I'm sorry to hear about this

Dr. Brims :

What medication is she on right now?

Customer: A tremendous lot I could not begin too remember all diabetes medicines cud some to get water out of legs and Asprin to prevent clotting. Her bp. Cher glucose. Ok. She ha a carotid op to clear furry ness in neck and recently had scan all clear. But what worries me is she is so tired. Her face looks agongcc now my phiso treatments a famous man who had a stroke worse than my wife and is gently bringing him back well but I think my wife has given up. Kees falling adleep my dr said she could go on ages but she has had thus fuabetesr so long. Bin am disappoints with specialist. I went to guys London with my cancer who told local medics what to do
Dr. Brims :

has she tried the drug gabapentin?

Customer: Not to my knowledge they keep changing drugs. Can she go online thus for sometime because it seemscquitwxbad ti her and me
Dr. Brims :

She cannot get this online, her doctor would have to prescribe it

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