My mom 74 years of age has diabetes
II, Hepetitis C, and Mylodispasia (chronic anemia). Her medications are Glucotrol XL 20mg and Rezulin 600mg (for diabetes), Normadyne 200mg, demadex 50mg, prinivil 40mg, Spirono Eq Aldectone 25mg. She also gets a weekly injection of 10,000cc Epogen/Procrit.
Aside from her slow gait, she manages to do her dialy chores (cooking, cleaning, and shopping) from 6am till 8pm. She is not short of breath or in any pain.