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The Importance of HgbA1C in Diabetic Retinopathy – The View From An Ophthalmologist in Virgin Islands

Written by Dr. Jonathan Leon Rosen Daily blood sugar testing has been the hallmark for diabetes control for decades. However, it may not be the best representative of the patient’s long-term sugar control. For example, a patient with blood sugars in the 400s starts taking their insulin and now has sugar levels in the [...]

2018-06-05T13:56:28+00:00 June 1st, 2018|diabetic retinopathy|

New Research Means New Hope for Patients Fighting Diabetic Retinopathy

In its 2016 study, the World Health Organization reported that an estimated 422 million people worldwide suffer from diabetes. The number has more than quadrupled over the past 40 years. As a result, instances of diabetes-related complications such as diabetic retinopathy have similarly skyrocketed. According to the National Eye Institute, the condition is the most [...]

2018-05-22T12:23:11+00:00 May 17th, 2018|diabetic retinopathy|