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greenight posted:
Hi, what are the causes of always being tired all the time inspite of good nutriton?

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Hi all, my mom is 78 and diabetic, she had both knees replaced last year. latley she is always tired and has no energy. She has a hard time getting out of the bed in the morning. What could be the possible cause? Thanks,
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  • hard time getting out of the bed
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Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi and Welcome Greennight!

Since there could be many factors affecting your moms energy level please discuss this with her doctor.

Is her blood sugar under control? What medications does she take?

In the meantime, this video, Always Tired, Find Out What's Wrong may be helpful.

Hope she is feeling better soon,
weimaranermom responded:
My Mom is 80 and diabetic also with the same issue. Her Dr. scheduled a sleep study for her and found she has sleep apnea. Because she wasn't getting enough oxygen at night she was not getting the rest needed during sleep. The first night sleeping with the oxygen mask, she slept nine hours straight and had energy the next day. Maybe she should be checked for that among other things.

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