Vision Damage May Begin Long Before Type 2 Diabetes Is Diagnosed

Vision Damage May Begin Long Before Type 2 Diabetes Is Diagnosed

FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Nerve damage is a common side effect of type 2 diabetes and it might start in the eyes long before the condition is ever diagnosed, new research suggests. In this study, scientists used neuropathy, or nerve damage, in the eye’s cornea as a proxy for the damage to nerves throughout the body. The study included nearly 3,500 people — 21% with type 2 diabetes, 15% with prediabetes and 64% with neither condition — …