ERIC Number: EJ474449
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Special Problems of People with Diabetes and Visual Impairment.
Rosenthal, J. L.
Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, v87 n9 p331-33 Nov 1993
This article addresses the types of visual impairment caused by diabetes and the unique problems that people with diabetes and visual impairment face. Diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic optic neuropathy are discussed as causes of visual impairment, and specific problems in basic living are identified, including diet, medications management, and blood sugar monitoring. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Diabetes.