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The following video explains simply and clearly what diabetic retinopathy does, some of the symptoms, and provides nice illustrations to better understand what is happening in your eyes if they are affected by diabetic retinopathy.
If you read the previous article describing why it is difficult for cappilaries to accomodate blood with elevated sugar levels you will understand the potential for dammage within any part of the bodies circulatory system. There are 4 stages to diabetic retinopathy. The US N.E.I. (National Eye Institute ) Website lists them as follows: “Stage […]
Diabetic retinopathy is a condition caused by blood that has high sugar levels passing through the tiny capilaries in the eye. Blood with high sugar levels is thick and has trouble passing through the tiny capilaries and can cause major dammage. To illustrate think about water in a container. If we add just a little […]