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Diabetes and duration of diabetes raises risk of glaucoma
Diabetes and duration of diabetes raises risk of glaucoma (Oct 20, 2014 - Insidermedicine)
From Baltimore - According to a report published Ophthalmology, diabetes, diabetes duration and fasting glucose levels may raise risk of glaucoma. Researchers conducted a meta-analysis comprised of 47 studies and nearly 3 million individuals. They found that risk of glaucoma increased by 5% for every additional year since diabetes diagnosis, while fasting glucose levels were associated with higher levels of IOP.
 
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