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fatherSocial medicine The biological and/or rearing male figure in a family unit. See Secondary father.
Patient discussion about father
Q. What is the risk of biabetes if my father got it? My father was recently diagnosed at the age of 55 as having Type 2 Diabetes. Do I have a greater risk of developing diabetes also?
It should be mentioned, that even for an individual whose parents both have type 2 diabetes, the risk of developing type 2 diabetes isn’t 100% but rather less than 50%.
Q. My father is depressed after his retirement. My father is depressed after his retirement. My mom is depressed due to my sister’s divorce. My sister is depressed because of her husband’s irresponsibility. Her child is depressed of its parents. I am depressed because of all these. What is this Great Depression all about? Any answer?
Q. Hello ! my name is Joe and i am a father to an Autistic child .. my son is 5 years old , and recently he has been diagnosed with a slight autistic behavior .. nothing serious according to the doctors .. but i am afraid it will effect his life later on .. i always knew he is a little special and that he his a little different than the other children at the garden ... but know getting a label on it " Autistic" make me feel .. i don't know .. a little afraid and blur in the meaning of what does it mean ... i am here because i was hoping maybe to get an advice or any thing else that would be helpful for me to realize and lern the new "discover" and the unknown label of being "autistic" , do i need to supply different things and attention to my child ? does he need to go and learn in a special school ? how do i treat it by medical terms and treatment ? lots of questions and i have no answers by now .. hope i'll get what i am looking for here .... Thanks any way ...
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