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Lori/buying time was posted 01/28/2002 05:58 pm by Brenda/Indy
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Dear Lori: If your Mom is weak and unable to eat, would her doctors consider tube feeding or feeding per IV. If she felt a little stronger, she could at least make a more rational decision about what she wanted to do. Dehydrated and starving people are not in the best shape to decide if they want more therapy but no way should the doctors decide for her. There are things that could help her live longer and heck every now and then a miracle happens and people get better on their own. But if she can't eat, and is getting weaker, something needs to happen soon to support her through this crisis.

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