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Diabetics With Eye Problems

If you have diabetes and have had eye complications or you are legally blind as a result of diabetes, join this group.

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Comment by VikkiToria on May 16, 2012 at 10:57am

I don't know if wrinkled retina's or shrivelled up ones are the same, but my left eye retina shriveled up at the end of last year. I have had 3 operations on my eye, and for some reason it seems like it has straightened out all by itself. Perhaps there is still hope that yours will do the same? Just make sure those sugars are under controll. My A1C has been 6.5 for the last 10 months. Best of luck!

Comment by earthling on May 16, 2012 at 9:27am

Oh dear. I am so sorry. Wrinkled retinas?? Seriously? Bad enough that our faces and bodies crinkle up, but now it's our retinas as well? Set that iron on low, Shoshana! Our retinas are fried enough as it is :-(
What is it like to look through wrinkled retinas?

Comment by shoshana27 on May 16, 2012 at 6:24am

i just found out that i have wrinkled retinas.doc said if i find out what causes it
& what to do about it i should get the NOBEL PRICE & let him know.in the meantime i will take out the iron which i haven't used for years &......do some ironing...lol...

Comment by earthling on May 12, 2012 at 11:18am

Oops always hit comment before I write anything. Anyway, for me a dark background with white or yellow letters is easy to see, like the screen on my Animas pump.

Comment by earthling on May 12, 2012 at 11:17am

Comment by MapleSugar on May 12, 2012 at 11:03am

Anyone care to give me an idea of where to start, please? I can't very well try several million color combinations at random.

Thanks.
M.

Comment by shoshana27 on May 11, 2012 at 11:06am

YOU HAVE TO TRY TO SEE WHICH FITS YOUR EYES.WHAT'S GOOD FOR ME MIGHT NOT BE GOOD FOR YOU.I DON'T REMEMBER HOW I DID IT.YOU JUST HAVE TO EXPERIMENT OR HAVE SOMEONE HELP YOU
GOOD LUCK & LET ME KNOW WHAT HAPPENS.

Comment by MapleSugar on May 11, 2012 at 8:08am

Yes, Shoshana, but I need some hint what colors to start with. What colors do you use?

Comment by shoshana27 on May 11, 2012 at 7:06am

TO MAPLESUGAR..ADJUST THE COLOR & 0THER THINGS ON THE COMPUTER UNTIL YOU FIND THE ONE THAT'S MOST COMFORTABLE FOR YOU.THAT'S WHAT I DID.

Comment by MapleSugar on May 11, 2012 at 6:14am

Hi!

I don't really think that my current question has much to do with my diabetes, but this seemed like a good place to ask.

I'm getting older. I have just been examined, and I don't have diabetic retinopathy. I do have some nerve anomaly which hasn't finished its runarounds yet, adn which may or may not be affecting my vision. I occasionally get short-term blurriness from changes in my BG, but I'm not sure that that's relevant either.

I often find it easier to make my own modifications in my computer's copy of other peoples web pages. For example, I sometimes enlarge the fonts and change them to boldface.

Can anyone suggest a basic text-on-background color scheme which usually helps, so I can use it as a starting point? Most of the pages I read are black-on-white, and I feel that some other scheme might be better. Black on yellow? Dark maroon on very light green?

Any ideas, please?

Thanks.
M.

 

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