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An unpredictable vision
  1. Andrew R L Medford
  1. Correspondence to Dr Andrew R L Medford, North Bristol Lung Centre, North Bristol NHS Trust, Level 6 Gate 10, Brunel Building, Southmead Hospital, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol BS10 5NB, UK; andrewmedford{at}

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Unquenchable thirst,

draining sequelae,

a pervasive feeling of lethargy,

throbbing headaches are master now.

And then blurring of vision,

all is not what it seems,

sweats abound with …

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  • Contributors ARLM conceived the idea, wrote and reviewed the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

  • Author note ARLM is a respiratory consultant working and living in Bristol, UK. The poem is a reflective following the diagnosis of type two diabetes to give an insight into the experience of unpredictable yet debilitating apparently invisible illness.