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I have been having pretty constant vision problems for the past 7 months. A few months ago I took my blood sugar levels at my dad's house and after eating it was 180. The next day I took it again after eating it was 170. So I called my doctor and he ordered in ac-1 test. It came back at 5.8 which is borderline pre-diabetic. He didn't seem too worried and told me to start eating better and trying to lose weight. As I said I've been having a lot of problems I have seen multiple ophthalmologist and neurologists and have had no answers. I had gotten referred to a neuro ophthalmologist and Utah at the University of Utah Moran Eye Center. This neuro-opthamologist checked everything you could think of as far as eyes and brain and found nothing wrong. She said that she really believes that this is a metabolic issue even though the test so far haven't been very bad. Even with my ac-1 only slightly elevated could these constant vision problems be blood sugar


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replied December 29th, 2017
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. With every other work up normal , this visual problem could be a metabolic problem but at prediabetes and HBA1c of just 5,8 % it does not seem to be correlated. Other causes should be sorted out.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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