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Category: Diabetes

How Diabetes Can Affect Your Vision

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. This is a good time for the doctors at Minnesota Eye Consultants to help our patients learn about how diabetes can affect your eyes, and what proactive steps you can take to protect your vision. Many people with diabetes can live long and healthy lives. But the longer… Read More

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

You may have heard the old saying, “Our eyes are a window into our soul”, but in reality, our eyes are a window into our health. Did you know that during an annual eye exam, your physician could discover that you may have hypertension, high cholesterol, Thyroid Disease or even Autoimmune Disorders? Diabetes is another… Read More

November is Diabetes Eye Disease Awareness Month!

In the United States, diabetes is fast becoming one of the leading causes of blindness in adults. As of 2007, 23.6 million children and adults in the United States suffer from diabetes, and the number is still growing. Also, surprisingly, one third of persons with diabetes have not been diagnosed. One of the reasons for… Read More

Diabetic Eye Disease Month

There are approximately 16 million Americans who have diabetes. All are at risk of developing sight-threatening eye diseases that are common complications of diabetes. What is diabetic eye disease? Diabetic eye disease refers to the problems that can develop in the eye as a result of circulation damage caused by diabetes. It can affect all… Read More