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Diabetic Blacks More at Risk for Vision Loss

Diabetic Blacks are more likely to lose their vision as a result, researchers found. The study suggests that diabetic African-Americans are at a higher risk of diabetic macular edema (DME), which is the lead cause of blindness among diabetics. DME results when fluid and protein build up in the retina, causing it to thicken and swell, writes Health Canal.  

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