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Ophthalmology and Eye Disease in Diabetes: Diabetic eye disease can be devastating, leading to severe vision impairment or blindness. While retinopathy is most common, other problems common to diabetics include glaucoma, macular edema, and cataract. Educating your diabetes patients to get an annual, comprehensive eye exam can help them reduce the risk of these and other eye issues. You’ll find the latest insights to protect your patients here and in our weekly newsletters.

The Association of Ankle-Brachial Index and Diabetic Retinopathy in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

The difference between low and high ankle-brachial index can be indicator for diabetic retinopathy… Patients with diabetes are at a greater risk for peripheral artery disease caused by atherosclerosis. Previous studies showed that many diabetic patients who received an amputation had peripheral artery disease. The ankle-brachial index is used as ...

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