Diabetes Can Harm Your Vision

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Diabetes Can Harm Your Vision

Description

This brochure gives people with diabetes information about the effects of that disease on vision and types of eye disease.

This brochure includes the following sections:

  • Meet two people with diabetes
  • Facts about diabetes and eye disease
  • What is diabetic eye disease?
  • Diabetic eye diseases
  • What is diabetic retinopathy?
  • What is the treatment for diabetic retinopathy?
  • How to protect your eyes
  • Test yourself
The tool is available in English, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Developer:

Massachusetts Health Promotion Clearinghouse; The Medical Foundation

Funding Sources:

Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Family and Community Health, Diabetes Control Program

History

Release Date: 2004
Original Summary: June 2005
Last Updated: 09/12/12

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