Did you know that if you have diabetes you’re 20 percent more likely to develop glaucoma and 60 percent more likely to develop cataracts? While people with diabetes have a higher risk of blindness, there are things you can do each day to lower your chances of developing eye problems.
About 8 percent of the population in Worcester County has diabetes according to state data. Taking charge of the disease is important in preventing or delaying the onset of complications. One way to do this is to monitor your blood sugar.