Dr. Paul Chous' Diabetic Eye Disease and Vision Columns
June 2015 - Advances in the Diagnosis & Staging of Diabetic Retinopathy
A look at recent treatment innovations
March 2015 - 2015 Update on Diabetic Macular Edema
The other diabetic retinopathy
Apr. 2014 - Improving Sight in People With Diabetes & Diabetic Retinopathy
Clinical trial tests effects of supplements for vision
Dec. 2013 - A New Tool for Detecting Undiagnosed Diabetes and Prediabetes
FDA clears device that detects long-term glucose trends
June 2013 - Update on Macular Degeneration
Results from the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 and Beyond.
Oct. 2012 - Macular Pigment and Diabetes
Learn why maintaining a healthy macula is so important.
Aug. 2012 - A New Tool for Preventing Progression of Diabetic Retinopathy
Fenofibrate may protect against diabetes-related vision loss.
June 2012 - Rising Rates of Diabetic Retinopathy Not Entirely Bad News
May reflect trends that warrant close attention by the diabetes community.
Feb. 2012 - Macular Degeneration Update
People with diabetes are no more likely to develop AMD than people without.
Surveys Find Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Are More Willing to Take Action to Achieve A1C Targets Quicker than Physicians and Other Medical Professionals Perceive
FDA Votes to Change Jardiance Label to Show Reduction in Heart-Related Deaths
Low Carb vs. High Carb II – My Diabetes Diet Battle Continued
Frappacino Dixie Stir-Fry Lemon Orange Yogurt Dressing Berry Sorbet Blueberry Sauce Chocolate Hazelnut Biscotti Roasted Red Pepper Coulis Asparagus Wrapped in Phyllo Slow-Cook Chicken Merlot Corn Bread
Years before I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, The Other Half came out of a doctor's appointment with a diagnosis of "borderline diabetes" and an ADA exchange diet sheet. His health insurance agency followed up on the diagnosis with a glucometer and test strips. After a year or so of trying to follow the diet plan and test his glucose levels, things appeared to be back in "normal" range, and stood there until a couple of years after my own diagnosis. Shortly...