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Just when I thought 2020 could not get worse

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Resurgam, Nov 29, 2020.

  1. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    I went to have an eye scan, delayed from midsummer, and did not expect any problems. I put the deterioration in my sight down to not having my eyes tested for a few years and needing new glasses.
    For various reasons I can't afford new glasses.

    So - the letter came a few days ago and indeed I do not have any problems associated with diabetes, but they have written to my GP about something else going on, picked up by the inspection.
    Drat.
     
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  2. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Annoying!

    It could be something as simple as a cataract, so don't get too wound up about things, until you know what's in the letter.

    Of course, easier said than done.
     
  3. Max68

    Max68 · Well-Known Member

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    Totally agree with DCUKMod it may be something simple. My optician some years ago fast tracked me to the hospital concerned that the high pressures in my eyes were possibly glaucoma. Was quite worried but it turned out that I have quite thick corneas so that confuses the scan. They also panicked because I had a scar inside my eye which turned out to be a toxoplasmosis scar from when I was younger. So try not to worry it can be something quite simple.
     
  4. JTL

    JTL Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    A few years back my first eye test came back with T2 damage to my left eye.
    Second test and everyone since has been back to normal as I learned to control the sugar levels.
    Nerves grow back reroute etc.
    I now have a small cataract that was discovered about three years ago but it's not got any worse and it doesn't effect me that I'm aware of.
     
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  5. hankjam

    hankjam Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I hope the eyes are okay.
     
  6. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    I suspect that the letter has flagged me up at the doctors. I have a blood test scheduled, and there is the 'flu' jab to come - so it is an ill wind, as they say.
     
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