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Retinopathy and Diabetes. Eye Disease Complications in Diabetes

People with diabetes are almost four times more likely to become blind than people without diabetes disease. Nearly all people with type 1 diabetes show signs of retinopathy after twenty years of diabetes, as well as most people with type 2 diabetes develop some or other signs of retinopathy. Retinopathy is caused by damage to the blood vessels that supply blood to retina. Retina is the light-sensing region of the inner eye, on which the images are projected.

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