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Sleep apnea linked to blinding eye disease in people with diabetes

Sleep apnea linked to blinding eye disease in people with diabetes

New research from Taiwan shows that severe sleep apnea is a risk factor for developing diabetic macular edema, a complication of diabetes that can cause vision loss or blindness. Diabetic macular edema was also more difficult to treat in patients with severe sleep apnea.

Source: Medical Xpress

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