Diabetes and Eye Problems

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This four-page illustrated handout educates people about eye problems associated with diabetes. It explains that persons with diabetes have blood glucose (blood sugar) levels that are too high, and over time this can damage their eyes. It defines common diabetic eye problems such as retinopathy, cataracts, and glaucoma, and describes signs and symptoms. The document recommends that people have an eye exam every year, and outlines the vision test, dilated eye test, eye pressure test, and retinal test. It discusses treatment for diabetes-related eye problems, as well as ways people can manage and care for their diabetes.

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Health Information Translations
Country of Origin:
United States
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Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
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Copyright:
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Last Reviewed by Author(s):
8/15/2016
Record Last Updated:
11/1/2017

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