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Discussion in 'Jobs and Employment' started by angeladalton, Jan 18, 2014.

  1. angeladalton

    angeladalton · Member

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    Been told that I have retinopathy. Do I need to tell eclampsia and my care insurance? Anybody else been diagnosed with this?

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  2. badcat

    badcat · Guest

    What kind of retinopathy? Background or proliferative?
  3. Omnipod

    Omnipod Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Angeladalton.... this is a sign that your HBA1C is too high. I was diagnosed with background retinopathy. i carried on as normal until they told me that i have maculopathy. I should have changed my habits when they told me that I had retinopathy as this can be reversed over time especially if you keep your HBA1C under 7%. Maculopathy cannot be reversed. I am now taking my diabetes seriously so hopefully the maculopathy will not progress.
    Please do not ignore this.
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