diabetic eye disease

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diabetic eye disease

cataract (due to osmotic damage to lens), blurring of vision (associated with 'see-sawing' blood glucose levels) and retinopathy (microvascular damage, presenting as background retinopathy and proliferative retinopathy) in patients with diabetes; see retinopathy
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Outside of maintaining good blood glucose levels, having an annual dilated eye exam is the best first-line defense against vision loss from diabetic eye disease.
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