Diabetes

Eyes: The Windows to Your Health

Friday, June 8th, 2018

From National Geographic, a great video about the health indicators that can be found during an eye exam: "Your eyes are tiny spheres of wonder. A doctor can find warning signs of high blood pressure, diabetes, and a whole range of other systemic health issues, just by examining your eyes. Ophthalmologist Neal Adams explains why...  read more

Healthy Vision Month

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

May Is Healthy Vision Month: Make Vision a Focus! Many Americans see the doctor every year for a physical. Lots of us also schedule regular visits to the dentist to get our teeth cleaned. But what about our eyes? The fact is, more than 23 million American adults have never had an eye exam. Every Healthy Vision Month,...  read more

Why are Eye Exams Important in Diabetes?

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Diabetes is a common disease in the United States, and diabetic eye disease is the most common cause of blindness in the US. Regular eye examinations are important in diabetes because diabetic eye disease and the vision loss caused by it are completely preventable. In diabetes, high sugar levels in the blood damage blood vessels...  read more