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A 40-year-old female asked:

Will most people that have diabetic macula edema, eventually go blind?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Diabetes is a controllable disease which can be carefully monitored and treated with daily blood glucose measurements and use of anti diabetic agents or insulin. Macular Edema occurs when a patient is not closely controlling their blood glucose and the tiny blood vessels in their eyes are beginning to leak. Continued damage due to poor glucose control can lead to irreversible vision damage,
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Last updated Jun 7, 2022


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