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If i have type 1 diabetes. would i still be able to get surgery with slight retinopathy to the eyes?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Surgery: You don't mention the type of surgery you need. Ideally to have surgery your blood pressure should be well controlled

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Last updated Nov 16, 2014

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