Health News

Diabetes May Affect Young and Old Differently
Diabetes affects millions in the US. But new research suggests that it may affect patients in different ways.
Rx Could Cut Diabetes Complications
A first-of-its-kind study examined the potential relationship between taking statins, prescription medicines that treat high cholesterol, and diabetes complications like vision loss and kidney damage.
FDA OKs New Rx for Diabetic Eye Disease
The FDA has given a thumbs up to a new medication to treat an eye disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people with diabetes.
Antibiotic Improved Diabetic Eye Disease
For those with diabetes, eye diseases like diabetic retinopathy are a concern. One anti-inflammatory agent may offer relief for sore eyes.
Sight for Sore Eyes: Rx for Diabetic Eye Disease
For some with diabetes, changes in blood sugar can distort vision because of leaking blood vessels in the eyes. An eye medication has shown long-term promise in treating this visual impairment.
New Hand-held Device Detects Eye Diseases
Big, bulky equipment can make vision screenings a hassle for both patients and physicians but a new technology may make these screenings much easier.
Blurry Vision Left Untreated in Many Diabetes Patients
From a patient's head to their toes, diabetes can lead to a variety of complications. But many diabetes patients may not know the condition has affected their vision.
Diabetes-Related Diseases Linked to Stroke
For patients with type 1 diabetes, keeping a close eye on blood sugar levels and managing their disease is a part of everyday life. A recent study may give these patients another reason to stay on top of their medical care.
Seeing a Doctor to See Better
Having trouble seeing, or visual impairment, is a very common problem in the United States. Among older people, visual impairment is even more common. Fortunately, for many, the solution may be very simple: go and see a doctor.
Don't Lose Sight of Diabetic Eye Disease
One of the biggest concerns for diabetes patients is vision loss. While steroids and laser treatment can help when eye problems get severe, medications may offer clearer results.