Why diabetes can lead to poor vision?

USA is about to face a diabetes epidemic in near future. The disease is not only fatal in itself, it also brings many related diseases with it. One such disease is diabetic retinopathy.

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Blurry vision can indicate diabetes

Blurry vision, a symptom of Diabetic retinopathy, can be an indication to diabetes. It can often lead to loss of vision if left untreated. Dr. Mahipal Sachdev, said this at a free diabetic eye screening camp in the capital in New Delhi, India.

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How to deal with diabetes associated eye disease

The golden rule that  experts always recommends for those who has or may be at risk of diabetes is an annual eye examinations.

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FIELD study provides hope for diabetic retinopathy

In a study, the Fenofibrate Intervention and Event Lowering in Diabetes has shown that the fenofibrate is effective in controlling the diabetic retinopathy.

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Diabetic Retinopathy: causes and prevention


Diabetic retinopathy is a very common but serious eye related complication. Though it can effect any diabetic patient easily, but  almost all person with type 1 diabetes show some symptoms of diabetic retinopathy usually after about 20 years of living with diabetes.

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US Researchers Found Rosiglitazone To Prevent Diabetic Retinopathy

A team of researchers at the Jules Stein Eye Institute and other of their counterparts in the USA, have found that the rosiglitazone (Avandia) treated diabetes patients are less likely to develop proliferative diabetic retinopathy. The researchers have tested the records of nearly 124 patients treated with rosiglitazone and compared them with records of 158 patients with diabetes not treated with the thiazolidinedione.

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Retinopathy in Diabetics Doubles Heart Failure Risk

Diabetic Retinopathy can increase the chances of heart problems among the diabetes patients, found researchers. The disease, which affects roughly half of diabetics in the U.S., is caused by damage to the blood vessels in the back of the eye. Researchers from the University of Melbourne in Australia reported the study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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