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I have retinoschisis and type 2 diabetes. What is it?

I have retinoschisis and type 2 diabetes. What is it?

Retinal eye disease : It isnot the kind of eye disease normally seen in diabetes. It is where the retina actually starts to split. You need close follow up with your eye doctor. It is not from your diabetes. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Are there online support groups for juvenile retinoschisis or enucleation?

Are there online support groups for juvenile retinoschisis or enucleation?

Www.losteye.com: www.losteye.com is a valuable online support resource. There are many other groups which can be found my searching "enucleation support group" on a google search. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about x-linked retinoschisis?

Can you tell me about x-linked retinoschisis?

Retinoschisis: X-linked retinoschisis = splitting of the retinal layers which is inherited on the x chromosome. Occurs in males and can cause central retinal swelling/ decreases vision at a young age. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about x-linked retinoschisis?

What can you tell me  about x-linked retinoschisis?

Retinoschsis: If x-linked, an affected male gets the disorder from his unaffected carrier mother. In x-linked retinoschisis, small cysts form in the macula which causes central vision loss. Males are usually identified with the disorder by grade school. Unfortunately, there is no treatment except glasses or other visual aids. Total visual loss does not occur, but some may become legally blind. ...Read more

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Are teenage pregnancies higher risk?

Are teenage pregnancies higher risk?

Yes : Pregnant teenagers face different challenges. Medically speaking, they are at higher risk for preterm birth, low birth weight, and increased infant mortality. They also have higher rates of depression and children with delayed cognitive abilities. This doesn't include the huge socioeconomic burden that teenage pregnancy brings to the table. ...Read more

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