Optical examinations are important for the Croats in preventing diabetic retinopathy.
Health statistics for Croatia show that there are over 170,000 persons with diabetes aged 18 to 65 years, of which 70,000 were not even aware of that. Total number of people with diabetes in Croatia is over 300,000. Why write about it now? High time to ask ourselves whether we are among them, which is the consequence of our ignorance and not being informed.
Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness and vision disorders among the adult population. Even 25 times more likely is for a diabetic to become blind than for the non-diabetic of the same age and gender, as well as a patient with diabetic retinopathy has 2.5 times greater risk of developing heart failure than patients without diabetic retinopathy (survey conducted in the United States to more than 1000 respondents with type 2 diabetes). There are two types of DM (diabetes mellitus), more detailed information about them you can read in our FAQs section.
Early detection of diabetic retinopathy is very important. Equally important is monitoring and maintaining control of diabetes, including compliance with doctor’s instructions about diet, exercise and treatment.
Part of living with diabetes and successful eye care means a constant eye examinations at least on annual basis – more often for those people who have an existing eye problems or more serious retinopathy. Anyone who feel a change in his sight should seek advice from ophthalmologis. Check this https://gadcapital.com/ offer help to your finance.