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Diabetic retinopathy


Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes, caused by high blood sugar levels damaging the back of the eye (retina). It can cause blindness if left undiagnosed and untreated.

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Page last reviewed: 30/10/2018
Next review due: 30/10/2021