Diabetic retinopathy can cause serious vision loss and blindness.
There are several steps you can take to reduce your risk of developing diabetic retinopathy or slow its progression.
1. Control your blood sugars
2. Manage your blood pressure and cholesterol levels
3. Maintain regular eye exams
4. Adopt a healthy lifestyle
By controlling your diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol and maintaining regular eye exams, you can reduce your risk of developing diabetic retinopathy and protect your vision for your lifetime.
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