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    for them. A very common side effect of diabetes is known as diabetic retinopathy (DR). It’s estimated to affect almost half of the Americans diagnosed with diabetes. DR is the result of damage to bloodRead more
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    of diabetes – related deaths. 3. Approximately 73% of adults with diabetes have high blood pressure and or use prescription medications for hypertension. 4. Diabetes is the leading cause of new casesRead more

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Hypertensive retinopathy


Hypertensive retinopathy is damage to the retina and retinal circulation due to high blood pressure (i.e. hypertension).The changes in hypertensive retinopathy result from damage and adaptive changes in the arterial and arteriolar circulation in response to the high blood pressure.[citation needed]Most patients with hypertensive retinopathy present no visual symptoms. However, some may report...More