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CDC: Diabetic vision problems reported decreasing
USA Today

People with diabetes are reporting fewer vision problems, a new U.S. government report shows. Since 1997 the percentage of diabetics reporting vision problems dropped from 26 percent to 18.6 percent, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found. “Our findings are consistent with other findings,” said lead researcher Nilka Borrows, a CDC epidemiologist. “There is better blood glucose control, blood pressure control and cholesterol control in people with diabetes.”