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Heart surgery

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by Alanp35, Jun 14, 2015.

  1. Alanp35

    Alanp35 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Folks,
    After a 5 month wait I am going into hospital Monday 15 June for my triple bypass operation, maybe a couple of others bits n bobs when the surgeon gets in there and sees what is going on.
    I may not be on the forum for a few days but will be back online when I go to recuperate at my brother's and wife's home the week after the op.
    Enjoy what each day may bring.
     
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  2. Deskdoll

    Deskdoll Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hope everything goes well for you Alan.

    DD
     
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  3. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Good luck mate! Make sure they get it right!:rolleyes:

    Watch out for the diabetic recommended food!:eek:

    Hope to see you soon, giving good experienced advice!;)

    Take care and best wishes:)
     
  4. catherinecherub

    catherinecherub · Guest

    Will be thinking of you @Alanp35 and hope you have a speedy recovery.

    Take care.
     
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    catinahat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hope it all goes well and you are back with us soon
    Good luck.
     
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    robert72 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hope it goes well for you @Alanp35 - I had a quadruple 2 years ago and feel so much better for it :)
     
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    satindoll Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Alan,
    Its 13 yrs since I had my quad job, mind that was before I had diabetes, or at least before I was diagnosed, my advice would be to take it one day at a time, be gentle on yourself, don't fret too much if your numbers go squiffy but try to keep them reasonable, if you feel tired sleep and gentle exercise, don't do what I did and go for a 5 mile hike the week I came home, shattered myself and put myself back weeks.
    Good luck my friend, will be watching out for your return.
     
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    Daphne917 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Good luck Alan - hope all goes well and don't try to do too much too soon!
     
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    Randburg Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    All the best @Alan35, hope all goes well, and let us know once you up and about
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Good luck and best wishes @Alanp35, hope you make a full and speedy recovery.
     
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    Enclave Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member
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    Hope all goes well for you, I had my bypass 23 years ago, before I was T2 .. But at the time there was a T1 diabetic in the same ward as me for recovery and the staff were very pro active to look after his diet. This was at the London chest hospital. If they still offer the one week of rehab about three months after your op, then I would say do go to it .. It was the best thing I could have done to assist my recovery as my op went slightly wrong!
    We should have a zipper club in the forums .. That will be fun ...
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Good luck Alanp35 and wishing you all the best for a healthy and speedy recovery. I hope it goes well and all tickerty boo :)

    Take care RRB
     
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    poohtiggy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good luck and wishing you a very speedy recovery, just don't try to rush things and you will soon be back posting, will be thinking of you
     
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    LucySW Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Good luck Alan. We'll be keeping our fingers crossed for you.
     
  15. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    Fingers crossed for you Alan.

    Do you know what time you're scheduled on the list? I'd like to send positive vibes for your life-changing op.
     
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    catfan I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good luck fella !
     
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    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    I had one 13 years ago, a quadruple.One thing I was not told is that when you wake up you have to breathe WITH the ventilating machine and not against it. A small detail but very important, I almost panicked. Wishing you all the best and a smooth and quick return to your normal daily routine.
     
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    Brunneria Other · Guru

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    Wishing you all the best! Please keep us up to date with your op and recovery.
    I will be thinking of you!
     
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    Mrsass Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Good luck Alan, my uncle (type 1) had this done a few years ago and said he feels fantastic now.. I'll be thinking of you xx
     
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    Alanp35 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank @andbreate - not sure. They only have the two slots am and pm. Hope its the am slot as I don't like hanging round doing nothing, much better and happier at hanging round doing something.
     
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