What’s Your Diabetes “Eye Q”?

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must-know facts on diabetes and eye health

By the dLife Editors

From 1997 to 2011, the number of adults with diagnosed diabetes who reported visual impairment—that is, trouble seeing even with their glasses or contact lenses—increased from 2.7 million to 4.0 million, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Don’t let this be you. Take control today. See how you do on this diabetic eye disease quiz, and schedule your next eye exam today.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Number (in Millions) of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Visual Impairment, United States, 1997-2011.” October 2, 2014. Accessed Jan 2018. http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/statistics/visual/fig1.htm.