Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes? The American Diabetes Association has a simple test to do on-line that will help you asses if you are at risk for diabetes.
Pregnant women with diabetes should see their eye doctor during the first three months of pregnancy and may need follow-up visits.
Diabetic Eye Disease
Diabetic eye disease, caused by diabetes, is a leading cause of blindness and vision loss. Because of the high risk for eye disease, all people with type 2 diabetes should receive an annual dilated eye exam. For people with type 1 diabetes, an annual dilated exam is recommended after they have had diabetes for 5 years.