Endocrine Disorders

October 13, 2009

Diabetes – A Disease of Blood Vessels, Especially in the Eye

Diabetes can be approached as a disease that affects blood vessels. This is true in diabetic peripheral neuropathy, kidney disease and diabetic retinopathy.
October 14, 2009

Diabetes Unlikely to Cause Blindness

Diabetics should not worry about the sudden development of blindness. Blindness is statistically unlikely, and if at risk, a patient has a great chance of maintaining lifelong useful vision.
October 29, 2009

American Diabetes Month: Diabetic Eye Disease, What Every Doctor Should Know (so, tell them!)

American Diabetes Month. What every doctor should know about diabetic eye disease (read and go tell them!).
January 20, 2010

A1C Now Used to Diagnose Diabetes

Hemoglobin A1C values are now used to not only treat blood sugar levels, but to diagnose diabetes as well. With earlier diagnosis, vision loss may be decreased due to earlier, and easier, diagnosis.