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

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

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,

Answered Jun 7, 2022

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