diabetic retinopathy definition

  • noun:
    • retinopathy involving injury to the tiny blood vessels when you look at the retina; results from chronically high blood glucose levels in people who have defectively controlled diabetes
    • retinopathy concerning damage to the small blood vessels in retina; outcomes from chronically large blood glucose amounts in people with poorly managed diabetes

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