Posted on 9th September 2012
Finally some good news for the short sighted as people with long axial lengths (that is the length of the eyeball, front to back) are less likely to suffer from diabetic eye disease.
Myopia or shortsightedness is where rays of lig...
Posted on 24th June 2012
People with diabetes who eat a lot of fruit are least likely to develop diabetic retinopathy (diabetic eye disease).
An unpublished study of nearly 1000 people in Japan with diabetes found that those people that ate about 2 piec...
Posted on 11th April 2012
Work is underway on developing a scanning system for the eye which will be able to detect and grade heart disease.
For many years, it has been well known that the blood vessels of the eye give an indication of the general health a...
Posted on 21st March 2012
Novel research in Columbia University has found a new source of insulin secreting cells - intestine cells.
People with type 1 diabetes are unable to produce enough insulin which is responsible for breaking down sugar in the bloods...
Posted on 20th November 2011
A pill costing just 50 pence a day could prevent diabetic retinopathy, a potentially sight threatening complication of diabetes.
Scientists in in Australia have just completed a study involving 10,000 patients aged between 50 and...
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