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What kind of condition is diabetic retinopathy?

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Dr. Yu Sun
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Blindness

Diabetic retinopathy is a main cause of blindness.
Exudates are the primary signs of diabetic retinopathy and thereby early detection of exudates is one of the best ways to prevent vision loss.

In brief: Blindness

Diabetic retinopathy is a main cause of blindness.
Exudates are the primary signs of diabetic retinopathy and thereby early detection of exudates is one of the best ways to prevent vision loss.
Dr. Yu Sun
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Dr. Beth Friedland
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Retina blood vessels

Small blood vessels in the retina become leaky and abnormal vessel growth factors stimulate the growth of new abnormal vessels with weak walls called microanuerisms.
This leads to the problem of diabetic retinopathy.

In brief: Retina blood vessels

Small blood vessels in the retina become leaky and abnormal vessel growth factors stimulate the growth of new abnormal vessels with weak walls called microanuerisms.
This leads to the problem of diabetic retinopathy.
Dr. Beth Friedland
Dr. Beth Friedland
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