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Diabetes Affects the Health of Your Eyes

November is National Diabetes Month. In recognition of this, I would like to make you aware of some of the ways diabetes affects the health of your eyes.

Diabetes is defined as: “A group of metabolic diseases characterized by high blood sugar resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both.” Diabetes is the […]

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A Comprehensive Eye Exam Can Detect Diabetes

A Comprehensive Eye Exam Can Detect Diabetes; A Disease That Six Million Americans Don’t Know That They Have
Diabetes is becoming an epidemic because of the obesity crisis in the United States. In fact, 17 million Americans suffer from diabetes. Of these people, one-third are unaware that they have the disease.

With a dilated, comprehensive eye examination, an […]

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The Effect Of Diabetes On Your Eyes

Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by high blood sugar levels due to the inability of the body to break down sugar in the bloodstream. There are two basic types of diabetes. Type 1, formerly called juvenile onset, is due to a defect in the pancreas’ ability to make insulin, which is […]

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