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Great Ways to Avoid Diabetes Complications & Eye Problems 

Great Ways to Avoid Diabetes Complications & Eye Problems  As people suffering from the disease know, diabetes can bring lots of serious complications and health problems if it isn’t managed carefully. Doing so can take lots of effort, but it is definitely worth it to do so. Taking the time to monitor the disease and…

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November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month

If you didn’t already know, November is known as Diabetic Eye Disease Month. It is a great time of the year for healthcare professionals to share important information about this disease and how diabetes can affect an individual’s eyesight. Unfortunately, millions of Americans across the country suffer from diabetic eye disease, due to high blood…

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How Diabetes Affects Cataract Development

How Diabetes Affects Cataract Development Diabetes can be a debilitating disease for the millions of people it impacts every single day. The impact and symptoms of diabetes can unfortunately also affect the eyes and vision of diabetics in a negative way. One concern here is the development of cataracts, which are cloudy areas that form…

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The Four Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy 

The Four Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy  ​​ People with diabetes can be at risk of developing an eye disease called diabetic retinopathy. This disease can come about when there is too much blood sugar, or glucose, circulating in the blood of a diabetic person.  High levels of glucose can cause damage to the small blood…

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How Diabetics Can Participate in National Wellness Month

If you aren’t already aware, August is National Wellness Month, and a wonderful time for people with diabetes to focus on their health. Throughout this month, diabetics around the country are creating plans to build healthy habits, reduce their symptoms, and improve their quality of life. By doing so, they can look forward to a…

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How High Blood Sugar Impacts The Eyes and Vision

If you have diabetes, it is important to understand the connection between high blood sugar and your eyes. Diabetes and high blood sugar levels can cause many different health problems that show up in the body. Unfortunately, this includes a person’s vision and eye health.  High blood glucose levels can cause significant damage to the…

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June is Cataract Awareness Month

With June being Cataract Awareness Month, we thought it would be a great time to shed some light on this eye condition and it’s connection with diabetes. Unfortunately, cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in our country. Cataracts also top the list of conditions that cause blindness around the world.  Cataracts occur when…

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