like to know if there is a life expectancy for a person with all these issues?
I have Chronic Kidney Disease, COPD, High Blood Pressure, plus dealing with only half my intestines and I am still here and not even on dialysis yet, in my 10th year since the kidney cancer, in my 19th year since the High Blood Pressure due to losing both Thyroid glands, in my 6th year since the Bowel Resection. In my 5th year with COPD. People can live for many years on Dialysis. I know a friend who was on Dialysis for 15 years, died at age 94. I am 73 years old. I had to completely change my eating habits, quit smoking, watch how much liguids I consume, including water and when to drink them. NEVER with your meal. I never did drink alcohol and was not all that heavy into sweets, so it wasn't that hard for me to completely give up the sweets. And of course you can just bluntly ask outright what the doctor thinks. Good Luck
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