Diabetic retinopathy, a complication of diabetes, is characterized by damage to the retina which could lead to blindness. Though problems with eye health occur in a large number of diabetics, proper treatment and management of diabetes and frequent monitoring of the eyes can prevent such outcomes.
An opinion that surfaces over and over again on the Internet goes something like this: "The drug companies are very close to a cure for diabetes, but they're hiding it because diabetes drugs and paraphernalia are so profitable for them." Hogwash! Now admittedly, drug companies, like all companies, are in the business to make…