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Patient Education: Caring for Your Eyes

Richard R. Rubin, PhD, CDE

My sister Mary Sue developed diabetes 43 years ago.  I’d never known anyone with diabetes before, so I knew absolutely nothing about it.  That changed quickly: I saw how demanding life with diabetes could be, and how challenging it was to keep blood sugars close to normal to avoid complications.  The list of those dreaded complications was always in my consciousness, and the list always began and ended with blindness - my sister losing her vision was the complication that scared me most.  Many people with diabetes did go blind in those days. Read More