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A 43-year-old female asked:

I m not on diabetes medication yet.. i controlled it by reducing my carb intake n exercising. will it affect my kidneys n eyes if i don't take any med?

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Dr. Bruce Saran
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Glucose fat bp: Controlling damage to the blood vessels of your eyes and kidneys is dependent on controlling your blood sugars, the level of cholesterol in your blood and blood pressure. How its achieved is less important than the fact that it is achieved. Paitients with high blood sugars, cholesterol and blood pressure go blind and end up on dialysis. How its achieved is less important than.

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