I went to the eye doctor today and it was a success! My eyes are a bit dry but using Blink tear drops will clear that up in due time fortunately. No sign of retinopothy, thank goodness!

It was interesting to learn today that although I'm still young, I can very easily develop retinopothy. Terrifying? Yes. Motivating to stay on top on my diabetes? Absolutely. It was such an amazing feeling to hear that I'm alright in the vision department because my greatest fear is losing my eyesight.

Today was an awesome day according to that. And while my blood sugars ran around today, I keep checking it and making adjustments as needed. Love this new insight. Love this site. Thank you to everybody who has helped me in just these two short weeks.

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Comment by Gerri on January 11, 2012 at 9:29pm

Rejoicing for your good news! Onward & upward.

Comment by jrtpup on January 12, 2012 at 6:11am

Great news! Terrifying seems reasonable to me - I also fear losing my vision- as long as it's not something you focus on. Congrats!

Comment by Randy on January 12, 2012 at 9:17am

Very good news indeed! Congratulations! Keep on top of that BG and keep up the fight.

And, you are right, this is a great community.

Comment by catlover on January 12, 2012 at 12:08pm

Glad you had good news on the eyes front. I always am relieved after my eye appt. when the doc says " everything looks good." Keep on checking those BG to stay in the good range.

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