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All Discussions Tagged 'eyes' (9)

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Hi! I'm so glad I found this place! I was just diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes this past week. I was put on Metformin/Glipizide pill (500mg/…

Started by AlexanderB

27 Nov 1, 2014
Reply by Dave

FDA Approves Lucentis® (Ranibizumab Injection) for Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)

Press Release -- First Major Treatment Advance in More Than 25 Years for Sight-Threatening Condition -- South San Francisco, Calif. --  Au…

Started by Emily Coles

8 Jun 22, 2013
Reply by dishers

Strange vision at normal levels of sugar

Ok I'm not that new to diabetes more new to taking it seriously after having to go on insulin. Now I've tried my own GP but have a conditio…

Started by albion

9 Dec 13, 2012
Reply by april

Dehydration, Dry Mouth & Eyes & Dry Everything

I wanted to see if you guys had anything thoughts on what could be causing me to be dried out. And yes, I did see a doctor – yesterday was…

Started by Kelly WPA

28 Jan 10, 2012
Reply by Trudy

Eye exam today :(

Was not the best. Glaucoma pressure was way up, in both eyes. I'll do a brief history first, for those that don't know about this eye issu…

Started by Trisha01

9 Jun 9, 2011
Reply by acidrock23

EYE ISSUES; anyone had a swollen optical nerve?

anyone had a swollen optical nerve?could just be diabetes, could be a brain problem. mri tomorrrow to diagnose.

Started by Sagwabetes

2 Oct 21, 2010
Reply by Pamela1977

OC Diabetes Resources Group Orange County, CA

We are the most highly recognized, awarded and endorsed Diabetes Resource Group in Orange County. All those affected by any Diabetes diagn…

Started by Henry D.

0 Sep 23, 2010

Blood on Eye

I woke up Saturday with a giant blood spot on the white part of my eye. No vision changes, no pain.  This morning I went to the school heal…

Started by Jackie

1 Mar 22, 2010
Reply by Teena

Is hypothyroidism a sudden onset?

Hi all, About two weeks ago I came down with a really bad cold. One day I got up and when I went to brush my teeth I looked in the mirror…

Started by Kelly

4 Oct 24, 2009
Reply by Kelly




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