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How is diabetic retinopathy best prevented?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Bernard Godley
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
5 doctors agree
In brief: Control Risk Factors
Tight control of glucose can help prevent or delay the onset of retinopathy.
Control of blood pressure and cholesterol are also important factors. It is important for all diabetics to get annual dilated eye exams from an ophthalmologist to determine whether retinopathy is present.

In brief: Control Risk Factors
Tight control of glucose can help prevent or delay the onset of retinopathy.
Control of blood pressure and cholesterol are also important factors. It is important for all diabetics to get annual dilated eye exams from an ophthalmologist to determine whether retinopathy is present.
Dr. Bernard Godley
Dr. Bernard Godley
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Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Control your sugars
The best (and only) way to prevent diabetic retinopathy is to control blood sugars.

In brief: Control your sugars
The best (and only) way to prevent diabetic retinopathy is to control blood sugars.
Dr. Edward Meier
Dr. Edward Meier
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Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology
In brief: Diabetic retinopathy
Diabetic retinopathy is prevented by controlling the diabetes with diet, exercise, weight control and medicine and keeping the a1c below 7.
0.

In brief: Diabetic retinopathy
Diabetic retinopathy is prevented by controlling the diabetes with diet, exercise, weight control and medicine and keeping the a1c below 7.
0.
Dr. Yale Kanter
Dr. Yale Kanter
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