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diabetic retinopathy

Did you know that anyone with type 1 or type 2 diabetes can develop diabetic retinopathy; this occurs when there is a weakening or swelling of the tiny blood vessels in the retina of your eye, resulting in blood leakage, the growth of new blood ve
Over the course of the next nine years, 6.4 million Canadians will be diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. What’s more, one third of Canadians today already have diabetes or prediabetes and many don’t know it.
Taking measures to prevent and manage chronic conditions is an important part of our overall health, especially when it comes to our eyes.
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It is well known that smoking is detrimental to your health. Smoking tobacco harms every organ in your body— your eyes included.
The current number of people living with diabetes in Canada is approximately 3.3 million. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of the disease, accounting for 90% of cases.