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Diabetic Retinopathy – Basic Understanding – Video

By admin - Last updated: Monday, August 24, 2009

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.

What Is Diabetic retinopathy? Part II

By admin - Last updated: Thursday, August 20, 2009

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 […]

What Is Diabetic Retinopathy?

By admin - Last updated: Thursday, August 20, 2009

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 […]