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My mom went blind from diabetes, am I going to go blind?

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Dr. Damien Luviano
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not necessairily

Medicine has advanced tremendously in just one generation.
Today, we have standards such as yearly dilated exams, yearly foot exams, goals for cholesterol, goals for blood pressure, and treatment guidelines. Follow your doctors instructions to avoid blindness and keep that hga1c below 7%.

In brief: Not necessairily

Medicine has advanced tremendously in just one generation.
Today, we have standards such as yearly dilated exams, yearly foot exams, goals for cholesterol, goals for blood pressure, and treatment guidelines. Follow your doctors instructions to avoid blindness and keep that hga1c below 7%.
Dr. Damien Luviano
Dr. Damien Luviano
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: See prior response +

Risk of diabetic eye disease does run in families, but still, excellent control of sugars can prevent it!

In brief: See prior response +

Risk of diabetic eye disease does run in families, but still, excellent control of sugars can prevent it!
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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