Diabetes is responsible for vision loss among adults beteen the ages of 20-74 years. The main diabetes-related medical problem known as diabetic retinopathy occurs when there is damage to the retina of the eye, causing blindness.
When Blindness Means You're Diabetic
Citizen, 26 March 2018
Eyes are the windows to the soul, so they say, and good vision is an essential component in daily life. Read more »
Africa has a highest proportion of undiagnosed diabetes cases (file photo).
UN Urges Diabetes Prevention to Stop Blindness
Ghana Govt., 14 November 2016
The United Nations on Monday observed that diabetes has become the leading cause of poor eyesight and blindness worldwide. Read more »
Diabetes, a disease emanating from uncontrolled blood sugar is on the rise in Africa and experts believe now is the time to invest and tame the menace. Read more »
During this year's World Sight Day which was organised by Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria, Delta State Commissioner for Health, Dr Nicholas Azinge, said hypertension and ... Read more »
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