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National Diabetes Month 2023

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November 1, 2023 - November 30, 2023

More than 30 million people living in the United States have diabetes. Having diabetes increases the risk for vision loss and blindness from diabetic eye diseases. The most common diabetic eye disease is diabetic retinopathy, but people with diabetes are also at higher risk for diabetic macular edema (DME), cataract, and glaucoma.




National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP)

Last updated: November 1, 2023