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Diabetic Retinopathy

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This two-page illustrated handout educates people about diabetic retinopathy, an eye problem associated with diabetes that can cause blindness. It explains how diabetic retinopathy damages the retina, and describes its signs and symptoms. Though there is no cure for diabetic retinopathy, the document recommends ways people can reduce their risk of vision loss, and discusses laser treatment or surgery to prevent or slow vision loss.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Blindness, Diabetic retinopathy
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2017
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