Cataracts, glaucoma, and retinopathy

Cataracts, glaucoma, and retinopathy are some of the most common eye disorders for diabetics. Please read the articles below for more information:

Eagle, Ruth (October 11, 2021). Cataracts and diabetes: A guide (accessed on 6/6/2022).

Zhao, Ying-Xi and Xiang-Wu Chen. “Diabetes and risk of glaucoma: systematic review and a Meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies,” International Journal of Ophthalmology. 2017; 10(9): 1430–1435. Published online 2017 Sep 18. doi: 10.18240/ijo.2017.09.16. (accessed on 7/23/2020).

Hackethal, Veronica, MD. “Diet Soda Linked to Increased Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy,” Medscape (December 31, 2018). (accessed on 7/23/2020).

Mendosa, David, Patient Advocate. “The Eye Exam That Can Save Your Sight,” Health Central (November 9, 2016). (accessed on 7/23/2020).
Early detection and treatment can reduce the risk of blindness by 95 percent. Diabetic retinopathy can lead to blindness if you don’t get it treated on time.

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