Tag: diabetic retinopathy

How fast will my diabetic retinopathy progress?

A 77 year-old woman with diabetes for 15 years wrote with the following question on Diabetes Forum.  I thought it could serve more people if I answered it here. “My eye doctor recently told me that I had a bit of diabetic retinopathy, and that I should ...

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Diabetic eye disease and kidney disease linked

There is a new study I want to share with you that is important for you as a diabetic.  It was published on the April 25 online version of Diabetes Care and is based on data from the Japan Diabetes Complication Study (JDCS).  First a bit of background. Diab...

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Diabetic Eye Disease – My New Book!

As you know, one of the major complications of diabetes is diabetic eye disease, and it is a leading cause of blindness in working-age adults.  Over years of treating thousands of patients with diabetes, I’ve seen that the more  a person knows about di...

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