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New strategies to assess the risk of diabetes-related vision lossA colleague recently told me that eye doctors should “stay within the lines” of traditional eye care because we barely have enough time as it is to do our jobs. My response was that today more than half of our adult patients have either diabetes or prediabetes, so our job now requires we go ”outside the lines” to avoid the leading cause of preventable blindness.
Tight glycemic control can do more harm to elderly patientsA new study reveals that tight glycemic control might not be the best goal for older adults with diabetes and other comorbidities.
High blood glucose in kids may slow brain growthChildren with chronically high blood glucose levels are more likely to show slower brain growth than children with normal glucose levels, a new study has found.
Obesity and weight gain in pregnancy
Obesity and weight gain in pregnancyThe fact is that pregnancy is an ideal time for obese patients to make lifestyle changes.