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Glucose Levels and Your Eyes

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A new study found that tightly controlling your glucose levels can decrease the rate of diabetes eye-related complications.

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Intensive Management

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that those with type 1 diabetes can reduce the risk of diabetes eye-related surgeries by up to 50%. Intensive or tight glucose management is difficult to obtain and maintain, but the good news even those that decreased their A1c levels by 10%, can reduce the risk of diabetes eye-related surgeries by 35%. (1)

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