What Is DME?
If I Have DME, Will I Go Blind?
Are There Tools to Help Low Vision?
Will I Still Be Able to Drive?
Are There Ways to Make Daily Tasks Easier?
Will I Have to Move?
Will I Need Help Dressing?
Can I Still Do My Own Makeup?
How Do I Shave?
What If I Embarrass Myself When I Go Out?
Remember: Early Detection Is Key
Diabetes Prevalence: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2017." cdc.gov/diabetes/pdfs/data/statistics/national-diabetes-statistics-report.pdf
DME and Blindness: American Journal of Managed Care. (2016). “Overview of Diabetic Macular Edema.” ajmc.com/journals/supplement/2016/improving-outcomes-in-diabetic-macular-edema-the-impact-of-new-therapies-in-managed-care/overview-of-diabetic-macular-edema?p=1
DME and Anti-VEGF Injections: American Academy of Ophthalmology. "Anti-VEGF Treatments." aao.org/eye-health/drugs/anti-vegf-treatments
DME and Grooming, Eating, Etc: MD Support. (n.d.) “A Self-Help Guide to Non-Visual Skills.” mdsupport.org/guide.pdf