Nearly everyone who has diabetes is concerned at some time or other about managing their sight. Whole Foods Market magazine offers some helpful natural ways to stave off eye disease that seems to accompany aging. Below are some tips on eye health:
Diabetic Retinopathy - usually a complication of advanced diabetes where blood vessels of the are damaged.
- Follow a low-fat diet, as recommended by the American Diabetes Association
- Some animal trials suggest that a 2 percent increase in omega-3 fatty acids could cut disease severity in half.
- In addition researchers at the University of Wisconsin found that users of vitamin C and E had decreased risk of diabetic retinopathy.
More information on diabetes management and sugar control at Diabetes and Sugar Management