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Old 02-23-2018, 14:08   #1
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Had an eye appointment with the ophthalmologist this week. This was probably the first time (finally) that I didn't go in nervous fearing eye complications.

It's always been a fear because of living with diabetes for as long as I have but once again everything was fine.

It's funny, after living with type 1 for as long as I have you would think I would get over the fear of diabetes complications but it still concerns me of course even though I don't have any complications.

Maybe Fear of complications should be added to that long list ...

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Maybe Fear of complications should be added to that long list ...

There's a TV ad that runs here for a clinic that deals specifically in neuropathy (I suppose not just diabetic neuropathy). Anyway, one of their "patients" talks about his symptoms, saying, "I felt <that feeling> and thought to myself, 'Now what?'" like he's almost gotten used to additional complications.

It doesn't help that lots of not-so-good health practitioners will attribute any health ailment a diabetic has to his/her diabetes...

rs, good to hear the exam was good.

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Great news your eye exam went well.

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My eyesight is slowly getting worse, but the eye dr says not so. My glasses prescription has barely changed over the years, and even at that, the change I'm told is barely half a point.........whatever that means.

I used to could see close up and not far away. Now far away is a complete blur, and I can barely make out print two feet away without my glasses, which I had no problem with before a few years ago.

I've had different eye dr.s and they all claim the same rx has barely changed.

Still scares me though.

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