Diabetic Retinopathy the Leading Cause of Blindness in Adults

By Sara Lee Kessler
Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness in adults and 25-percent of the people who have diabetes aren’t aware of it.  Often it is a routine eye exam that reveals the problem.  A retinal exam gives an unobstructed view of the blood vessels that can indicate warning signs for diabetes before a patient notices symptoms.

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