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What to Know About Diabetic Retinopathy
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What to Know About Diabetic Retinopathy

The likelihood of developing diabetic retinopathy increases the longer a person has diabetes, especially if their blood sugar is chronically high. And while symptoms of this eye complication may be slow to develop, it is possible for it to eventually cause blindness. Read on to learn more about the signs, causes and risk factors of diabetic retinopathy, as well as what can be done to prevent it from occurring altogether.

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Infographic: Diabetic Rentinopathy
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Infographic: Diabetic Rentinopathy

Diabetes can wreck havoc on many aspects of your health. In addition to causing potentially dangerous blood sugar fluctuations, uncontrolled diabetes can also cause issues with your vision and eye health (i.e., blurry vision and even blindness). According to the Mayo Clinic, diabetic retinopathy results from damage to the light-sensitive blood vessels at the back of […]

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