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Diabetic retinopathy. How does an online diabetes doctor treat diabetic eye disease?

What are the risk factors for worsening diabetic retinopathy (diabetic eye disease) -Duration of diabetes The longer and the higher the blood sugars, the more chances are for the development of diabetic retinopathy. Both type I and type 2 diabetes patients can develop diabetic retinopathy even early on in their disease. Who will develop diabetic […]

What is A1c?

What is A1c? A1c is purely a reflection of average blood sugars.  It comes in percentages.  For example, 7% A1c corresponds to an average blood sugar of 150.  6% A1c corresponds to 120 average blood sugars.  8% corresponds to 180 average blood sugars.  As you may have noticed, every 1% change in A1c reflects a […]