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American Diabetes Association: "Eye Complications," "Factors Affecting Blood Glucose."
Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Diabetes: What You Need to Know as You Age."
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American Academy of Ophthalmology: "Top Five Steps to Help Prevent Diabetic Eye Diseases," "Omega-3 Fatty Acids Reduce the Risk of Diabetic Retinopathy," "The Sun, UV Radiation and Your Eyes," "Four Fantastic Foods to Keep Your Eyes Healthy."
Mayo Clinic: "Top 5 lifestyle changes to improve your cholesterol," "Diabetes management: How lifestyle, daily routine affect blood sugar."
American Journal of Nursing: "Omega-3 Fatty Acid Intake Lowers Risk of Diabetic Retinopathy."
Cleveland Clinic: "If You Have Diabetes, Can Omega-3s Protect Your Eyes?"
Harvard Health Publishing: "Mindfulness meditation may ease anxiety, mental stress," "Glycemic index and glycemic load for 100+ foods," "11 foods that lower cholesterol."
American Optometric Association: "Lutein & Zeaxanthin."
All About Vision: "How Smoking Harms Your Vision."
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