Health Tip: Understanding Diabetic Eye Disease

(HealthDay News) -- Eye problems are a common concern for those who have diabetes.

High blood sugar can damage blood vessels in the retina, causing the vessels to swell, leak or close, the American Academy of Ophthalmology says.

Here are the typical symptoms of what's medically called diabetic retinopathy:

If you have any of these symptoms, seek medical attention without delay.

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