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Diabetic Retinopathy

Discussion in 'Diabetes Complications' started by Billybob, Apr 4, 2011.

  1. Billybob

    Billybob · Newbie

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    I have had diabetic retinopathy for over 30 years and my sight has been impaired due to the laser treatments. I also realized that I have been slightly anemic all my life. I started taking iron supplements daily three years ago and my rentinopathy has stopped. The damage from the lasers is still there and as a result I am legally blind and can no longer drive. I hope that those of you who suffer this condition try taking iron supplements and see if it stops your retinopathy.
    From Toronto Canada.
     
  2. DIVA1987

    DIVA1987 · Member

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    i have background retinoapthy and as you will know i am very worried. how much iron did you take for it to slow down or in fact stop.
     
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