Diabetes and Your Vision

Diabetes can be damaging to your vision in the following way. In diabetes, small vessels of the eye can be affected. Small blood vessels are called capillaries and they supply blood to the eyes, kidneys, fingers, and toes. In diabetes, weak spots develop in the walls of the smallest blood vessels. Balloon-like outpouchings called microaneurysms occur which are known as diabetic retinopathy.
The supplement, Lutein, and green leafy vegetables are great for protecting your eyes!


About trowerteresa

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Stress Coach in private practice in Jacksonville, Florida. I help clients lower their stress levels and enjoy better health. Check out my course "Reverse Your Pre-Diabetes and Finally Lose the Weight" on Udemy.com

Posted on January 29, 2011, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: