Health Tip: Know Your Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy

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(HealthDay News) -- A common form of diabetic eye disease is retinopathy. Caused by damaged blood vessels that feed the eye's retina, it can lead to serious vision problems, including vision loss.

The American Diabetes Association says risk factors for diabetic retinopathy include:

-- Diana Kohnle

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