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.
Wouldn't it be nice if we could all be cured of our diabetes. Of course it would. But except for treatments involving major surgery -- pancreas transplants (and the anti-rejection drugs are considered more dangerous than having diabetes, so they won't do this procedure unless you also need a new kidney) or gastric bypass surgery (which means…