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Old 03-02-2013, 15:37   #1
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Diagnosed about two weeks ago I've now got my numbers down to where they have been under 150 for the past few days and under 130 for most of yesterday. Has anyone had trouble with their vision. I find it hard every so often to read small writing now and sometimes unless I put it under really bright lights I cant read it all. Getting difficult to read and even look aty phone sometimes.

Is this something that is normal and should improve with time? Any suggestions would be helpful. Is this something I need to discuss with my Doctor. I did have an eye exam yesterday and it takes a couple weeks to get the results back.

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Oh definitely normal, especially if your readings were over 300 for any length of time. Be patient and try to find some work around a to get you thru the adjustment. It should only last a couple of months at most. The closer you were to normal ranges the quicker it will pass. Mine took about two months to clear up but I was waaaay over 1000 at DX.

So just be patient and be careful when driving

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Thanks David. I was starting to get worried. That's really good to know and will relieve some of the stress. Just reallh scary to go from almost perfect vision to barely reading your phone.

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It may help to pick up some cheap reading glasses at the drug store or discount store - they make it a little easier until your blood sugar drops, stabilizes and your vision can clear up. Don't let the doc sell you any expensive spectacles until you're sure your blood sugar is stable.




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Thanks Shanny. I will do that.

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I was in exactly the same boat. Some cheap magnifiers from costco for reading small print held me over until things normalised, about 6 weeks. Its caused by a change in fluid concentration due to suddenly dropped glucose levels. Most of the results of your recent eye test will likely be invalid and you might want to be retested after things have stabilized.

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Thanks bigragu.

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Mine cleared up in a few weeks after normalizing my blood glucose. But Before it cleared up I went to Walmart and bought some 3x readers. My vision was so bad I was wearing them over my regular glasses to watch TV!

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Mine cleared up in a few weeks after normalizing my blood glucose. But Before it cleared up I went to Walmart and bought some 3x readers. My vision was so bad I was wearing them over my regular glasses to watch TV!

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I never thought of wearing reading glasses over my normal ones when I was having vision issues. Lol

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