Diabetes Awareness Month - Eye disease (diabetic retinopathy): most people with diabetes will develop some form of eye disease (retinopathy) causing reduced vision or blindness. Consistently high levels of blood glucose, together with high blood pressure and high cholesterol, are the main causes of retinopathy. It can be managed through regular eye checks and keeping glucose and lipid levels at or close to normal.
What Does Your Eye Color Say About You? They say the eyes are the window to the soul, but they are also a window to your gene. Your iris regulates how much light enters your eye and protects internal organs from harmful UV radiation. But why exactly are irises colored? Find the answer here in this interesting infographic: