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How can I decrease the chances of diabetic retinopathy?

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Intensive insulin therapy, which may include frequent blood sugar testing and the use of an insulin pump, may be an option. It's not always easy to stick to the disciplined lifestyle necessary to control your blood sugar; don't hesitate to tell your doctor if you need extra support to adhere to their guidelines.

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American Diabetes Association.

American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on April 29, 2021

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American Diabetes Association.

American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on April 29, 2021

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