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Have any T1 diabetics had eye problems?

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Columbia, SC
I have had stage 1 retinopathy for 58 years and am just finishing up Laser surgery. Piece of cake!

Dodge City, KS
Yes! I had and was going to have 20/20 vision my whole life but now my eyesight is just a little off now and I wear contacts here and then because I really don't need them

Arcadia Vale, AUS
Yes I have my eyes get ulserarated

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2001.
Alexandra Hills, AUS
I have the beginnings of cataracts and a little fluid behind my right eye ATM I wear glasses for any distance more than a metre as everything is fuzzy

Columbia, SC
I have had cataracts taken out if both eyes. Piece if cake and my distant vision became 20/20. I had stage 1 of retinopathy for 58 years and am just finishing up laserWhich also was a piece of cake!

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2004.
United Kingdom, GBR
Yea when I got diagnosed,they said I have to wear glasses and my eye sights real bad, however they did say it couldn't get any worse but I have to wear glasses all the time , it's been 11 years,

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1990.
London, GBR
It is not a pice of cake, it is a horrible experience and your vision, unfortunately, never comes back. Take a lot of care of your diet because that's the key. I'm almost blind because of that

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