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Health Sense: Don't go blind from diabetes -- detect the symptoms early

  • The Jakarta Post

| Wed, December 31 2008 | 10:51 am

PREMIUM No one wants to go blind, and fortunately, in many cases, it can be avoided. Given the growing affluence in Asia, and the lifestyle changes and increased longevity that comes with it, more people are suffering from diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration which can lead to severe loss of vision or even blindness. "In fact, diabetic retinopathy is the...