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Thanks on duty! I am 58 yrs old with several different

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Customer: Hi, thanks for being on duty! I am 58 yrs old with several different things going on at once. I am a retired nurse so I have some knowledge of certain conditions. I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes several yrs ago. I AM BEING TREATED WITH mETFORMIN 1000 MG TWICE A DAY WITH FOOD, AND A BOUT A MONTH AGO STARTED gLIPIZIDE twice daily. Checked my bs this morning at 168. also I have had several episodes of ?chf. The past week my abdomen and legs(not so much) have been filled with fluid, my abdomen is hard and tight as if it couldnt hold another drop. Im a 100% connected veteran and have moved from Minnesota to southrn oregon cost because of weather. My Va care there was excellent,no stone unturned. The care here is laughable at best. Whats your take with this short history?
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I have some copd and have an albuterol inhaker
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question.

Have you had any tests done to find out the cause of your increased fluid accumulation?

Please let me know.