Sufferers of both Type 2 diabetes and sleep apnoea could lose eyesight within four years

July 24, 2017

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: July 17

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered that patients who suffer from both Type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnoea are at greater risk of developing a condition that leads to blindness within an average period of less than four years.

 


Diabetes-related vision loss growing worldwide

September 5, 2016

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: 26 August 2016

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell: As the number of people living with diabetes worldwide grows, so does the chance that more people will develop diabetic retinopathy and suffer subsequent vision loss, especially if they do not receive or adhere to the care they need.