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How Does Diabetes Affect the Eyes?

November is American Diabetes Month. The prevalence of diabetes, particularly type 2, is rising every year. According to the American Diabetes Association, 86 million Americans have a diagnosis of prediabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes in the future. Diabetes Mellitus is a condition in which blood sugar levels within the body are uncontrolled, leading to the damage of small blood vessels. So, how can this affect the eye?

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