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JP You don't say over what period of time the losing of sight has been occuring. Diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration are two of the usual suspects; same with glaucoma

As well as cataracts, which are another problem diabetics must consider.

Jim's post gives me a chance to "preach" a little. It is absolutely, absolutely necessary to have your eyes checked by an opthalmologist twice a year if you are a diabetic, unless your opthalmologist decides that once a year is enough. Be sure that he knows that you are diabetic.

I'm not talking about one of those places that checks your eyes and makes glasses. I'm talking about going to a real doctor. There is a big difference between opthalmologists and opticians.

Ted -- type II diabetic.

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