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Many Diabetes Patients Unaware of Possible Vision Loss

Fewer than 50 percent of adults who are experiencing vision loss caused by diabetes report that they have been told by a doctor that diabetes could damage their eyesight, according to a study that appeared online Dec. 19, 2013 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Researchers who collected data on 798 diabetes patients found

Your Eyes Are Windows to Your Overall Health

It’s been said that the eyes are the “windows to the soul.”
Less poetically, those “windows” may allow for a glimpse of your overall health. Since your eyes offer an unobstructed view of your blood vessels, any problems found during an eye exam may provide doctors and patients with the

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