How Do We Measure Successful Diabetes Care?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Arvind Sommi, Andrew Briskin Quality measures are tools to evaluate the effectiveness and quality of healthcare. Measures such as A1C, blood pressure, and cholesterol are used to understand health at the population level to ensure people with diabetes are getting the best care possible. At […]

Your Eye Health During COVID-19 — What You Should Know

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Kira Wang While the global pandemic has interrupted many healthcare services, eye care is still essential and available under certain circumstances Diabetes can lead to changes or problems in your vision, making annual eye appointments a necessity for every person with diabetes. One can prevent complications with […]

Diabetes Eye Screenings: Why They Are Important and Challenging

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Renza Scibilia and Chris ‘Grumpy Pumper’ Aldred Regular eye screenings are important for people with diabetes. Learn more about diabetes-related retinopathy screenings from diabetes advocates Renza and Grumpy What Causes Diabetes-Related Retinopathy? Diabetes-related retinopathy occurs when many years of high blood sugar levels cause damage […]