Eyes' Signs of Diabetic Heart Problems
Eye damage caused by diabetes is a serious problem on its own. But diabetic eye damage could also be a sign of heart problems to come.
Eyes Dimmed by Diabetes?
Some eye problems can be corrected with glasses while others cannot. According to a recent study, vision problems that cannot be fixed by glasses may be on the rise and could be linked to growing diabetes rates.
Today's Better Diabetic Eyes
Type 1 diabetes can cause serious damage to your eyes. Fortunately, there has been much progress over the years in the prevention and treatment of eye damage caused by diabetes, or diabetic retinopathy.
Spotting Diabetic Eye Damage Risk
Eye damage is one of the many complications of diabetes. Getting an eye exam once a year may help diabetes patients avoid permanent eye damage.
Different Ethnicities, Same Diabetic Eyes
In people with diabetes, out-of-control blood sugar can spell trouble. High blood sugar can lead to a number of problems, including eye damage.
Diabetic Eye Damage Tied to Ethnicity
From your head to your toes, diabetes can cause problems throughout the body. Even your eyes can be affected by diabetes.
Eye Damage in Type 1 Plus Celiac
Celiac disease (a condition that damages the small intestine) may boost the risk of type 1 diabetes. But that may not be where the damage ends. Celiac disease could lead to problems down the road for diabetes patients.
Low "Good" Cholesterol Bad in Diabetes
If you have diabetes, you could end up having problems in many parts of the body, including the heart, kidneys or eyes. If you want to protect yourself against these problems, you may need to keep a closer eye on your cholesterol.
First Drug for Diabetic Eye Disease
U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials have approved Lucentis ( ranibizumab injection) as the first drug capable of treating a severe eye disease that develops in individuals with diabetes.
Eye Damage in Diabetes and Hypertension
Both high blood pressure and eye problems are common complications of diabetes. Now, new research reveals how high blood pressure affects vision in diabetes patients.