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Date Joined Nov 2008
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   Posted 3/31/2009 11:03 AM (GMT -6)   
I went to see an Opthamologist yesterday expecting the worst...I've heard that diabetes can cause some eye problems and my vision has gotten really bad in the past year..I use reading glasses now and I can't read without them...
So, after he did an exam that took over an hour, I won't go into detail, but it was the best I have ever had, he informed me that I have 20/15 in both eyes!!! That's better then perfect!!  Whoopie Doo!!
But I still have to use the reading glasses and he said that my vision will get better once my numbers are consistantly lower...So, that is at least one good thing...

We are all in the same boat...unfortunatley it seems like it's sinking...
Post Lamenectomy Syndrome
Hemi Lamenectomy
Spinal Fusion
120 mg. Methadone daily
60 mg. Oxycodone daily
Lyrica as needed 
Type 2Diabetes 
Metformin 500 mg. once daily


Lanie G
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Date Joined Nov 2006
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   Posted 3/31/2009 12:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Well, Rhonda, that's great.  What a relief!  I know I always have apprehension before these exams and for me the nervousness ends up to be worse than the appointment itself.  Congratulations and all the more reason to to keep good blood sugar numbers. 
(Rhonda, please make your signature to be a max of 10 lines.  This is from the guidelines by the Administrator.  The only exception has been for the Prostate Cancer members.  Thanks.)
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diabetes controlled so far by low/no carb diet and exercise; no meds

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