Diabetes Can Harm Your Vision

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Abstract:

This six-panel brochure from 2010 educates people with diabetes about how the disease can affect their vision. It discusses diabetic eye disease, cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy and its treatment. It identifies ways for persons with diabetes to protect their eyes, including having a complete eye exam with dilated pupils once a year. The document contains a true or false test about diabetes and eye disease, and provides contacts for more information.

Author(s):
Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Mass Health Promotion Clearinghouse
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Community review
This translation was evaluated by a representative or group from the community for accuracy and cultural relevance.
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Keywords:
Blindness, Cataract, Diabetes, Glaucoma, Vision
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
6/1/2010
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