More than 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes—a condition that affects the body’s ability to utilize glucose (sugar) in a correct, efficient manner. Insulin, a hormone, allows the human body to convert sugar to energy. Those with diabetes may not produce enough insulin, or the insulin they do produce may not be used correctly.
Your vision is just as important as any other aspect of your health, so it’s important to treat this visit like any medical appointment. Whether you’re going in for regular eye care services or worried something may be wrong, a visit with your eyecare specialist is something you shouldn’t walk into blindly.