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My wife has had her thyroid removed and is on thyroxine, she

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My wife has had her thyroid removed and is on thyroxine, she is also diabetic
This morning she is lethargic, slurring words and seems unsteady on her feet.
She also complains of being cold. I have booked a doctors appointment for 16:30 today.
What else should I do
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 2 years ago.
Hi, Thanks for your question. I'm Dr. Hasan and I'll try to help you. Do you have a home monitor to check her sugar, blood pressure and pulse rate? If yes please check and let me know. We have to see if she needs immediate medical attention or not. How many hours are left in doctors appointment according to your time zone? Regards
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
So don't have any of these things
Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your input. What have you done so far? Have you offered any sweet thing to raise her blood sugar? Are the symptoms still the same or she is feeling better than before? Regards

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