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Because diabetic retinopathy often goes unnoticed until vision loss occurs, people with diabetes should get a comprehensive dilated eye exam at least once a year. Call us today at 717-387-5657 to set up an appointment. READ MORE HERE

Poorly managed diabetes can cause delicate small blood vessels to lose proper function. The retina can be greatly damaged by uncontrolled diabetes, causing diabetic retinopathy to occur. With proper treatment we can help to control the amount of damage caused to your vision. READ MORE HERE

Diabetic retinopathy is the most common cause of vision loss among people with diabetes, followed by diabetic macular edema (a consequence of diabetic retinopathy), cataracts and glaucoma. Complications from diabetes can be a scary thing to think about, but with proper care and prevention they don’t have to be. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Come see us for your yearly eye exam as part of your prevention plan. READ MORE HERE…

The best prevention for vision damage is good diabetic control. We recommend a yearly eye examination with dilation. If we detect signs of diabetic eye disease, more frequent visits and possible treatment may be needed. Don’t wait for something minor to become something much worse. Let us help you with an action plan for your eye care. READ MORE HERE

Adults with diabetes are more likely to develop cataracts at an earlier age than those without diabetes. Early detection, timely treatment, and appropriate follow-up care of diabetic eye disease can protect against vision loss. READ MORE HERE

All eyes are on diabetes this month. When a patient’s sugar levels fluctuate the natural lens in the eye can swell or thin. This will cause a change in vision and glasses prescription. To find out more about diabetic eye diseases or to start your treatment, call 717-387-5657 for an appointment. READ ABOUT IT HERE

All eyes are on diabetes this month at Antietam Eye Associates. The best prevention for vision damage is good diabetic control. Come see us for needs that go beyond routine eye care, and healthy eyes that last a lifetime. READ IT HERE

Controlling diabetes—by taking medications as prescribed, staying physically active, and maintaining a healthy diet—can prevent or delay vision loss. Vision lost to diabetic eye diseases, especially diabetic retinopathy, is sometimes irreversible. Early detection and treatment can greatly reduce the risk of vision loss. READ MORE HERE

from Ignite Nutrition Inc.

Warm Lentil & Potato Salad

Warm Lentil & Potato Salad Recipe for Diabetes Awareness Month - Make simple swaps to help lower your blood sugar and manage your weight | Ignite Nutrition Inc. Andrea Hardy Registered Dietitian Nutritionist from Calgary Alberta as featured on Breakfast Television, Calgary

If you are diabetic, seeing spots or floaters in your field of vision, blurred vision or difficulty seeing well at night could be a sign of a diabetic eye disease. However, often there are no visual symptoms in the early stages and early detection and treatment can decrease the potential for substantial vision loss. READ MORE HERE