diabeteseyecheck.orgHaving diabetes means that your body cannot control the level of sugar in your blood.

If your blood sugar is too high, it can cause complications to the blood vessels in the back of your eye—an area called the retina

Spikes in blood sugar can sometimes cause temporary changes in vision such as blurriness that usually go away once you get your blood sugar levels back to normal

High blood sugar levels over time can lead to diabetic eye disease, which can lead to vision loss if left untreated

These complications can cause vision loss

You may have an early stage of diabetic eye disease and not even know it

Most cases of vision loss from diabetes can be prevented.

The first step is getting a retina eye exam each year.

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