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Why Your Eye Doctor Needs to Know about Diabetes

General health conditions like diabetes are typically a matter for our primary care physician. This doctor monitors aspects of disease to prevent secondary problems from occurring. In the case of diabetes, there is a direct connection between general health and eye health. In particular, diabetes is a contributing cause for retinopathy, blurry vision, cataracts, and…

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Eye Health and Diabetes

The 2014 National Diabetes Statistics Report revealed that in 2012 9.3 percent of the American population had diabetes. Despite its increasing prevalence, many people don’t understand diabetes and how it can lead to other potential health issues such as vision problems. Diabetes occurs when there is a persistent elevation in blood sugar (glucose) levels. This…

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Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy: Who Are at Risk?

While it’s already a given that diabetic retinopathy happens in people with diabetes, there are other factors that contribute to its occurrence. Here at our Ocala eye care practice, Dr. Croley would like to emphasize the need for patients to know about the other factors that contribute to diabetic retinopathy. In addition, strict adherence to…

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