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DiabetesLiving With

Dealing with Diabetes-Related Vision Loss? Here's How to Maintain Independence

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Diabetic macular edema
Diabetic Macular EdemaNational Eye Institute

What Is DME?


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If I Have DME, Will I Go Blind?


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Are There Tools to Help Low Vision?


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Will I Still Be Able to Drive?


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How Can I Grocery Shop if I Can’t See?


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NordWood Themes

Are There Ways to Make Daily Tasks Easier?


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Will I Have to Move?


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Will I Need Help Dressing?


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Can I Still Do My Own Makeup?


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How Do I Shave?


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Jay Wennington

What If I Embarrass Myself When I Go Out?


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Remember: Early Detection Is Key


Benedict Cosgrove

Benedict Cosgrove

Benedict Cosgrove has been a writer and editor since the mid-1990s, working on sites ranging from Wired's Netizen to the National Magazine Award-winning LIFE.com. He has written for the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Review of Books, Columbia Journalism Review, Daily Beast, CNN.com, and others; edited Covering the Bases and Gluttony (both from Chronicle Books); and is the author of Nothing Bad Ever Happens.

See more of his writing at bdcwrites.com.