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Newly diagnosed- blurry eyes

Discussion in 'Parents' started by jasperc, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. jasperc

    jasperc · Active Member

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    8 days in and everything is freaking me out- my 9 year old is saying his eyesight is going a bit blurry. I'm sure the doctor mentioned this could happen at the beginning, but any reassurance would be much appreciated :(


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    ewelina Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thats true. After diagnosis I had to stay home for 2 weeks becauce my vision was so bad. Nobody mentioned anything about it at the hospital so i was really scared. It will get back to normal soon so dont worry. Your sons body is adapting to low levels now
     
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    carb-counting-mum · Well-Known Member

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    Hi,

    Try not to worry (hard to do, I know!). My 8-year old developed blurry vision for a little while, very shortly after diagnosis. This scared me to death, but apparently quite common due to the high blood sugars she would have had for a long time. It soon settled down.
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    not sure about blurry eyes but Meg was very clumsy pre diagnosis dropping everything thing and spilling drinks drove me crazy I remember getting cross with her-feel guilty now as since starting insulin she hasn't dropped a thing. you-ll probably find a lot of things that wasn't quite right pre diagnosis now improve.
     
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    Thanks everyone. Another question- when you check during the night do your children wake up?


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    My daughter doesn't wake up during the night, I think a lot of kids sleep right through.
     
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