My best friend has been recently diagnosed with Addisons disease. For two years doctors didn't seem to know what was wrong with her. Her body steadily deteriorated. Finally she was tested for Addisons. She was in an Addisonian crisis when diagnosed. My friend has the following: osteoprosis, she's not making red blood cells, she has no albumin, her lower extremities fill with fluid, hair loss, severe muscle weakness and fatigue, no muscle mass, peeling fingers and feet, severe weight loss 45-50lbs, she is 5'7 and weighs 104 lbs,thrush,loss of memory, periods of talking gibberish, and zero appetite. She is on prednisone for Addisons, and a bunch of other drugs for syptoms. Does this sound familiar to anyone? I'm afraid she's going to die. Her husband passed away from cancer some years ago. She is a single parent of two girls, and is unable to work. She has been denied social security disablility three times. In three months she will be homeless. I'm frantic. Can anyone give me a suggestion, advice, anything. I don't know how to help her.
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