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Maintaining Eye Health With Diabetes

Metformin Reduces Risk of Glaucoma Gordy EyeCare

People with diabetes face an increased risk of diabetic retinopathy, which is the leading cause of onset blindness in diabetics.  It happens in more than 77% of people with type I & II diabetes within 20 years after diagnosis.

Treating diabetes can reduce diabetic retinopathy by 90%. The main ways treat are controlling blood sugar and blood pressure. It is also important for diabetic patients to have yearly eye exams.

If you have questions about maintaining your eye health with diabetes, we're happy to help.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016 written by Gordy EyeCare Team
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