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Old 08-02-23, 12:45 PM
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Doing Good Today Doc Check 8/02/23

81 Y/O
202 Lbs
BP 130/80
A1C 5.5

Feel Very Good.
Had a 3 Wire Pacemaker put in July 6th
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Did you get the extended warranty?
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Good job, Fred.
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Great news, keep it up. Us over 80 folks have to set a good example!
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How come the pacemaker Fred I just got put on Amlodipine about a month ago. Old age ain’t easy. Anyhow, good luck and take care .
Do you hear anything about Dave?
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78, just had a 2-wire pacemaker installed 5 days ago. Seems to work really well. I have a bifascicular block. I've gotten really out of shape because it took the docs 10 months to diagnose it. I did a 3 mile neighborhood walk today, 2 minutes off my PR. Looking forward to getting back on the bike, though it'll probably be a month or two before I'm cleared to ride outside..
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How come the pacemaker Fred I just got put on Amlodipine about a month ago. Old age ain’t easy. Anyhow, good luck and take care .
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My First Pacemaker was Two Wire and it Did Not work for me.
Dr put in a 3 Wire. It works Great.

Dave had to quit riding. Health Problems
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Originally Posted by DiabloScott
Did you get the extended warranty?
It came with a Nine Year Battery.
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It came with a Nine Year Battery.
Great deal on the warranty.
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Originally Posted by George
How come the pacemaker Fred I just got put on Amlodipine about a month ago. Old age ainít easy.
Boy howdy!

Well into my eighth decade now, just got back into biking this spring. Been on amlodipine + benazipril & rosuvastatin since a 'mild' infarction on the way to work back early in '06 saw me getting two stents after I stopped at an ER on the way to the office at 7 AM....

I'm more careful with my diet now, water consumption. BP well-regulated by the meds, BPM peaking ~ 155 when I'm standing on the pedals going uphill from time to time, more often sustaining 120 - 125 at a steady but comfortable pace while riding.

My mantra's been 'don't stop moving' for maybe four decades now after watching how folks I loved fell into decline after an illness or retirement took its toll.
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Mines about the same 155 or so. Taking it easy I have a hard time keeping mine at 130 or a little over. I’ll be 83 this month.
I keep thinking about a new bike, but I don’t really need anything . Wants and needs I guess.
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