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A High-Tech Test for a Diabetes Related Eye Problem
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed marketing of the first device to use artificial intelligence (AI) to detect moderate to severe diabetes-related retinopathy.
Diabetes and Your Eyes
Those with diabetes who received intensive glucose (sugar) control saw a reduced risk for diabetic eye disease, a new study found.
To Help Your Kidneys, Check Your Blood Sugar
Even if you don't have full-blown diabetes, your blood sugar could still affect your kidney health.
Diabetic Eye Disease Rx Delivers Results
A drug approved to treat a severe diabetic eye disease may soon be able to help with another.
Common Diabetes Rx Might Be a Sight-Saver
It’s always nice to get a clear view. One diabetes medication may help patients do just that.
Another Option to Treat Diabetic Retinopathy
There's a new, FDA-approved treatment for diabetic retinopathy.
With Diabetes, Cutting Blood Pressure a Little May Go a Long Way
Having a normal blood pressure is good for overall health, but in diabetes patients, it may also be critical to preventing major heart problems.
Too Much of a Good Thing: Some Diabetes Patients Overtreated
Like Goldilocks and her porridge, people with diabetes need their blood sugar "just right." In some cases, though, diabetes treatment for older adults with other health problems can be overly strict, which may cause blood sugar problems.
Diabetes May Affect Young and Old Differently
Diabetes affects millions in the US. But new research suggests that it may affect patients in different ways.
Rx Could Cut Diabetes Complications
A first-of-its-kind study examined the potential relationship between taking statins, prescription medicines that treat high cholesterol, and diabetes complications like vision loss and kidney damage.