From Rockford, Illinois, USA:
My mom has type 1. She is 62 and going blind. Can anything be done to her eyes to save them?
I think what can help your mom most is the right ophthalmologist and the best control of both her blood sugars and of her blood pressure. As a matter of fact it has been clearly shown that both factors matter in term of progression towards blindness.
Original posting 6 Jan 2000
Posted to Complications
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:08
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2015. Comments and Feedback.