Managing Eye Care with Diabetes



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Highlight Clips

How can you identify if an eye complication is developing?
My A1C is 6.2 - 6.7, can my eyes still be affected?
What is involved in a test for glaucoma?
Should I be taking vitamins for eye health?
How much time should I allocate for my appointment with my eye doctor?


The American Diabetes Association hosted this Access Live event to discuss diabetes and eye health. The event featured Ophthalmology Specialist Dr. Blake Cooper and Optometrist Dr. Jeffry Gerson who discussed how to best manage eye care as a diabetic, the risk of developing eye disease related to diabetes, specific foods that promote eye health, the positive effect of exercise and limiting screen time, and treatment options for eye diseases.

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