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Laser Deemed Best Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy
Jan 1, 2010 | 
THURSDAY, Dec. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Steroid injections into the eye slowed diabetes-related eye disease, though lasers remain the treatment of choice because of side effects related to the steroids, new research shows.
Two Drugs Disappoint as Type 1 Kidney Treatments, But Shine With Eyes
Aug 17, 2009 | 
The theory of unintended consequences has gotten another boost. Although two drugs designed to slow the loss of kidney function in people with type 1 diabetes turned out to be busts, they had a wonderful but entirely unexpected side effect: Eye damage was reduced by 65 to 70 percent in the patients taking them.
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Tips and Solutions for Diabetic Retinopathy and Low Vision
May 6, 2009 | 
"I think I'm the only blind principal in Los Angeles," stated Connie Gibson after she developed diabetic retinopathy, which later led to sudden vision loss after complications from laser surgery. Now age 59, Gibson is currently legally blind, but has been able to move forward with her life. She continues working and living an active lifestyle despite her disability.
Type 1.5 Diabetes
Jan 6, 2009 | 
Type 1.5 diabetes, also known as Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA), is an autoimmune disease that falls between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes because it has characteristics of both. 
Mind-Shifting: A Valuable Tool To Control Diabetes
Dec 22, 2008 | 
The day I heard "Diabetes is not the leading cause of heart attack, blindness, kidney disease, and amputation," my life changed. I had believed the opposite to be true for the 32 years I'd been dealing with diabetes. Complications had always hung like a knife over my head.
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Eyes on the Prize: Early Detection and Management of Diabetes
Jul 31, 2008 | 
When does a visit to the eye doctor mean more than just a new pair of glasses and a change in prescription? When it can change—or even save—your life.
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