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
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/cataracts-and-diabetes (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.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5596230/ (accessed on 7/23/2020).
Hackethal, Veronica, MD. “Diet Soda Linked to Increased Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy,” Medscape (December 31, 2018). https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/907086?src=soc_fb_190105_mscpedt_news_mdscp_dietsoda&faf=1 (accessed on 7/23/2020).
Mendosa, David, Patient Advocate. “The Eye Exam That Can Save Your Sight,” Health Central (November 9, 2016). https://www.healthcentral.com/article/the-eye-exam-that-can-save-your-sight (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.
If you got this email from someone who forwarded it to you, please consider subscribing to our blog yourself at https://adventistvegetariandiabetics.com/blog-posts/. Scroll down to the FOLLOW button and enter your email address. Please be assured we will never share your email address with anyone else.
And really do consider getting the Kindle or paperback format of our classic book, Adventist Vegetarian Diabetics!
Gift for you: August calendar (print out on heavy paper or light card stock). You can 3-hole punch for a ring binder or punch one hole at the top to hang on the wall. Or use magnets to put the calendar on the side of a metal file cabinet. A new calendar page will be included with the first blog post of every month. If you would like the complete 12-month PDF calendar, join the Facebook group, Adventist Vegetarian Diabetics.