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recent eye exam. s

Started this discussion. Last reply by Laddie Jun 2, 2013. 7 Replies

Hi everybody, I recently had my annual eye exam and the results have left me a little confused/freaking out. It says and I quote a review of your recent eye photographs revealed minor changes to the…Continue

Feet!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by rick the "Blogabetic" Feb 21, 2013. 16 Replies

Hi e everyone I'd just like to get everyones feedback on their approach to foot care. I work in a warehouse and happen yo work with another type 1 diabetic who has been diabetic for most of his life…Continue

article in daily mirror.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Holger Schmeken Dec 12, 2012. 10 Replies

Just wondering if anyone saw the article in the daily mirror today it reads as follows: HEART RISK IS50% HIGHER IN DIABETICS. Diabetics are 50% more likely to have a heart attack figures show today.…Continue

would you rather?

Started this discussion. Last reply by brownchops Jul 13, 2012. 3 Replies

I was just curious, would you rather be a healthy diabetic or an unhealthy person without diabetes? I'm only asking as I've been type 1 for six months now and although it's been a struggle at times I…Continue

 

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Dec 14, 2013
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"Brownchops, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
Dec 14, 2013
Laddie replied to brownchops's discussion 'recent eye exam. s'
"One of the guests interviewed on DSMA Live this week was a retinal opthalmologist/surgeon. (The other guest was a pediatric endo). Dr. Kitchens, the eye doctor, was very informative and very encouraging, so I think you would enjoy listening to…"
Jun 2, 2013
Cora replied to brownchops's discussion 'recent eye exam. s'
"A bad low can cause the proliferation of the bad blood vessels in your eye, if you have them. That's what my endo told me. Also, when I had my pancreas transplant, they warned me that lower blood sugar levels could cause a recurrence of my…"
Jun 2, 2013
brownchops replied to brownchops's discussion 'recent eye exam. s'
"Thanks Brian mate that's put my mind at ease a bit, I really appreciate the comment"
Jun 2, 2013
Brian (bsc) replied to brownchops's discussion 'recent eye exam. s'
"Ophthalmologists (the kind of eye doctor you want to see) use a variety of imaging systems to help identify any emerging issues. My doctor has used a retinal imaging system (from Optos) to take images of my retina for a number of years. The…"
Jun 2, 2013
Gerri replied to brownchops's discussion 'recent eye exam. s'
"When BG is quite high, it's lowered slowly because a rapid lowering adversely effects the eyes since high BG causes optical changes. That's entirely different than simply having hypos. I've not read that low BG is dangerous for the…"
Jun 2, 2013
brownchops replied to brownchops's discussion 'recent eye exam. s'
"Cbeers for the reply, wow I didn't know lows could affect the eyes. I think it's the yeah we've found something minor but come back in a year and we'll assess it again attitude that has got me a little annoyed."
Jun 2, 2013
Cora replied to brownchops's discussion 'recent eye exam. s'
"There are very early stages of diabetic eye disease that do only require watching. Sometimes treatments can make things worse. I had a lousy eye doc and went from early stages when I was 14 to advanced middle stages when I was 22. Back in those days…"
Jun 1, 2013
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recent eye exam. s

Hi everybody, I recently had my annual eye exam and the results have left me a little confused/freaking out. It says and I quote a review of your recent eye photographs revealed minor changes to the back of the eye which are not sight threatening and do not require treatment. We shall invite you back for screening in one year. After only being diagnosed a year ago this has thrown me, I have good control and am active and healthy. I just don't know where to go from here, do I carry on as I have…See More
Jun 1, 2013
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Mar 12, 2013
rick the "Blogabetic" replied to brownchops's discussion 'Feet!!'
"Get a Podiatrist and see them often. I see the same guy year in, year out and if I get a cut or something I am right there at his door. Trim the nails, and check check check."
Feb 21, 2013
Kathy replied to brownchops's discussion 'Feet!!'
"I think a podiatrist is the best person to deal with cuticles, callouses, and excess skin. They have the proper instruments and experience. I also think it's okay to get a pedicure, but not to have them do any shaving or trimming - just a nice…"
Feb 20, 2013
Sam Iam replied to brownchops's discussion 'Feet!!'
"Foot care is crucial. I think your paranoia is justified. First, get diabetic socks, it you don't have them, already. Then, find the workboots that are the most comforable. Preferably something that breathes a little. You should rinse and dry…"
Feb 20, 2013

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At 4:42am on December 14, 2013, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 2:03am on December 14, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Brownchops, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

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Happy,Happy Birthday,brownchops. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

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Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

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