Diabetic Eye Disease News and Research

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Diabetic eye disease refers to a group of eye problems that people with diabetes may face as a complication of diabetes. All can cause severe vision loss or even blindness. Diabetic eye disease may include, diabetic retinopathy — damage to the blood vessels in the retina, Cataract—clouding of the eye's lens, glaucoma—increase in fluid pressure inside the eye that leads to optic nerve damage and loss of vision. A person with diabetes is nearly twice as likely to get glaucoma as other adults.
Diabetic retinopathy on the rise; dilated eye exam can help prevent vision loss

Diabetic retinopathy on the rise; dilated eye exam can help prevent vision loss

Combination of inhibitor and antioxidants may help prevent diabetes complications

Combination of inhibitor and antioxidants may help prevent diabetes complications

Annual dilated eye exam helps prevent vision loss in people with diabetes

Annual dilated eye exam helps prevent vision loss in people with diabetes

Veterans with TBI vision loss have poor quality of life compared to civilian patients

Veterans with TBI vision loss have poor quality of life compared to civilian patients

Enrollment for pSivida's pilot FAVOR clinical study commences

Enrollment for pSivida's pilot FAVOR clinical study commences

New technology could save vision of millions

New technology could save vision of millions

Protease inhibitor found to aid diabetic retinopathy treatment

Protease inhibitor found to aid diabetic retinopathy treatment

GlaxoSmithKline believes there is no liver safety issue with Avandia (rosiglitazone maleate)

GlaxoSmithKline believes there is no liver safety issue with Avandia (rosiglitazone maleate)

First genetic research model of retina receptors

First genetic research model of retina receptors

New treatment for diabetics identified

New treatment for diabetics identified

Microscopic needles effectively deliver drugs to the eyes

Microscopic needles effectively deliver drugs to the eyes

Ranibizumab therapy for diabetic eye disease shows promise

Ranibizumab therapy for diabetic eye disease shows promise

Fenofibrate intervention and event lowering in diabetes

Fenofibrate intervention and event lowering in diabetes

Dietary glycemic index linked to risk of vision loss

Dietary glycemic index linked to risk of vision loss

People with diabetes need more than sunglasses to protect their eyes

People with diabetes need more than sunglasses to protect their eyes

New compound ruboxistaurin may decrease vision loss in diabete

New compound ruboxistaurin may decrease vision loss in diabete

Patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes should be screened for retinopathy

Patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes should be screened for retinopathy

Patients with type 2 diabetes and hypertension who kept their blood pressure very tightly controlled had fewer eye disorders caused by their diabetes

Patients with type 2 diabetes and hypertension who kept their blood pressure very tightly controlled had fewer eye disorders caused by their diabetes

Ruboxistaurin may reduce vision loss from diabetes-induced eye disease

Ruboxistaurin may reduce vision loss from diabetes-induced eye disease

Findings about diabetic eye disease may lead to improved screenings and treatment for people with diabetes

Findings about diabetic eye disease may lead to improved screenings and treatment for people with diabetes