Diabetes

In California alone, approximately 2.3 million people suffer from diabetes. In addition to the overall health effects that can be caused by diabetes, both of the major forms of this condition, type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes, can lead to diabetic retinopathy, one of the most common causes of ...
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Each year, Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute partners with the San Diego County Optometric Society for Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, an annual event created by the American Diabetes Association to bring awareness to this very common condition. Diabetic retinopathy (a diabetes-related eye condition) is the leading causes of ...
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Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes and Diabetic Retinopathy Awareness Month. It has special significance to GWSVI because as eye doctors, we see the effects of diabetes on our patients’ vision and one of our team has lived with diabetes for over 20 years. Craig is Director of Co-Management for GWSVI and recently ...
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November is National Diabetes Month

Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness among adults in the United States. Nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes.
Another 79 million Americans have prediabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, if you have diabetes, ...
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