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Re: [IPk] retinopathy



That sounds like bad advice, because although it is established that
tightening control can cause a small 'jump' in retinopathy, it is also very
well established that the best protection from severe retinopathy over the
long term is as tight control as you can get! (DCCT)

Tony
----- Original Message -----
From: "Abigail King" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, August 08, 2002 5:38 PM
Subject: [IPk] retinopathy


> Hi Jackie
> I'm not really sure about the deterioration in retinopathy after control
is
> tightened. I'm only aware it can happen and know of someone whose
consultant
> tried to dissuade her from a pump due to this ( You'd think she'd have
been
> encouraging and just told her to  lower things gradually)
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