November is American Diabetes Month. A Healthy Lifestyle is Key!
As a retinal specialist, I couldn’t let this month pass by without raising awareness about diabetes. Every day, I treat patients with diabetic eye disease. Diabetes causes damage to the small blood vessels of the back of the eye (called diabetic retinopathy). This can lead to severe vision loss and even blindness. When discussing diabetes with my patients, I always emphasize that they are not helpless. Patients have the power to fight diabetes - by working to control their bl