Who Is At Risk For Diabetic retinopathy?

Diabetic retinopathy Visual impairment

Who is at risk for diabetic retinopathy? People who keep their blood sugar levels closer to normal are less likely to have retinopathy or to have milder forms. Once symptoms are noticed, they include poorer than normal vision, fluctuating or distorted vision, cloudy vision, dark spots, episodes of temporary blindness, or permanent blindness. All people with diabetes are at risk of developing diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy involves changes to retinal blood vessels that can cause them to bleed or leak fluid, distorting vision. Diabetic retinopathy, the most common diabetic eye disease, occurs

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