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Who Can Provide Diabetic Care

Eye Center, Southwest Health If you have Type 2 Diabetes, like 10% of US adults, you may have an understanding of the importance of eye care. If left untreated or undetected, diabetes can cause severe vision problems and possibly even blindness. Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults aged 20 to 74, and […]

Living with Type 2 Diabetes

Whether you’ve just learned you have diabetes or have had the condition for years, there’s always more to learn to help you better manage your diagnosis. In doing so, you’ll reduce your chance of developing the serious complications that accompany diabetes, including heart disease, dental disease, eye disorders, kidney disease, nerve damage, and lower leg […]

Do I Have Diabetes?

The numbers don’t lie.  According to 2018 CDC data, over 34.2 million people of all ages, or 10.5% of the US population, have diabetes. 1 in 3 adults have prediabetes and are at risk for type 2 diabetes. Yet nearly 85% don’t know they have it, and are not aware of the health risks that may occur from high blood sugar over time.