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[IP] Retinopathy



I had a "mild" (in the initiation stages) macular edema that was the
triggering point for me to decide to do something. That something was the
pump. Before the pump my A1C was 9.5 and higher in previous check-ups......a
year later (this past February) with my A1C being 5.7-5.3 and 4.9 throughout
the year, the ophthalmologist told me that the edema was gone. He was very
surprised though to see such fast results in just one year...my point is it
can be done,,,and the sooner the better...
good luck

Jesus




----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Probent" <email @ redacted>
To: "Insulin Pumpers" <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, June 07, 2006 9:44 PM
Subject: [IP] Re: Retinopathy
>
> Linda, Do you recall the details? How long was the ME there? Was there any
> treatment involved? How or why did it appear and how did it disappear?
What
> do you mean by severe? How was your bg control then?         Peter 1
>
> > From: Linda Zottoli <email @ redacted>
> > Subject: Re: [IP] Re: Retinopathy
>   .......
> > Not hemorrhages, but I had severe macular edema in my left eye, which
> > resolved on its own.  That was about 25 years ago, and no sign of it
> > since.
> > .
> .
>
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