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3 Diabetes Related Eye Conditions

Diabetes affects more than just blood sugar, eyesight included. Diabetics are more inclined to develop several eye conditions:

  • Glaucoma

Diabetics have a 40% higher chance of contracting glaucoma. This risk also increases with time and the length of time the person has diabetes.

  • Cataracts

The risk of cataracts for diabetics is also greater…60% greater. They also tend to be diagnosed with cataracts at a younger age and the progression is usually faster than those without diabetes. Mild cataracts can be managed through wearing sunglasses and glare-control lenses, but more developed cataracts need to be removed.

  • Retinopathy

Retinopathy is a broad term, it encompasses all retina disorders caused by diabetes, including:

  • Nonproliferative retinopathy- the most common form, in which pouches form in the back of the eye
  • Proliferative retinopathy- where blood vessels close off due to damage, resulting in new, weakened vessels leaking blood

Regular eye exams are critical for anyone with diabetes, especially since many issues are much more easily treated if caught early.


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I’d like to convey to you how wonderful the aide Afia is for my mother’s care. She has been with her since last January and has become more than just a caregiver. She truly “cares” and is skillful in her abilities. My mom has had several health situations and her current health has improved to the best she has been in several years. Both her doctor and my family attribute a large part of that to Afia’s care. She is diligent about her diet and sleep patterns, and her “toileting” issues. All of this has contributed greatly to my mom’s overall improved health and her peace of mind as well as our family’s peace of mind. We cannot say enough about her. We are also very satisfied with Executive Care all the way around, from the billing department and everyone we speak with on the phone, very courteous and professional.
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