Eye Health Resources

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Eye Health

Resources

Monitor Blood Glucose (Blood Sugar)

When blood glucose (blood sugar) is too high, it can affect the shape of the eye’s lens, causing blurry vision, which goes back to normal after blood glucose stabilizes. High blood glucose can also damage the blood vessels in the eyes. Maintaining good control of blood glucose helps prevent these problems.
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Monitor Blood Pressure and Cholesterol

High blood pressure and high cholesterol can increase risk for eye disease and vision loss. Keeping both under control will not only help the eyes but overall health as well.
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Make Healthy Lifestyle Choices

Smoking increases the risk of diabetic retinopathy and other eye conditions, but reduce that risk by quitting smoking. Regular exercise also has phenomenal health benefits—it can control diabetes and improve eye health.
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What Can You Do to Protect Your Eyes?

Getting eye exams is an important part of taking care of your eyes. Here’s how to prepare. 

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Ophthalmologist? Optometrist? Retina Specialist? What’s the Difference?

Knowing the difference between an ophthalmologist, optometrist and retina specialist is important. 

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Living with low vision?

Here are some solutions to help with everyday activities.

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Where can you go to get more info?

There are many resources available to help you achieve your eye health goals.

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Computer Vision Syndrome?

Learn how to minimize the impact of hours in front of the screen.

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Ask the Experts

Experts in different medical specialties and other authorities in Diabetes and Eye health care
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Community Connection

Easily find information to obtain a comprehensive eye exam and follow up care. Connect with local resources like diabetes programs in your area, transportation, nutrition education and health, and more. Find the resources in every zip code so you can find the help you need where ever you are.


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