My husband has been a diabetic for almost 45 years. Because of this he has chronic heart failure, stage 4 kidney failure, high blood pressure, which also means low blood pressure, high cholesterol, neuropathy of the feet, and so much more.
Recently he was diagnosed with panic attacks, and has been put on 6 more pills a day. This brings the total to over 20. He also takes long acting insulin morning, and night. Then the fast acting on a sliding scale, which is if needed at mealtimes.
All these medications are keeping him alive, but when I do his 7 day planner, I wonder just how many more can his system take? I do realize that if this was 50 years ago he probably would had died, because of the diabetes, so am not complaining. What are your thoughts on this subject?