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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A disease of the retina that can result in loss of vision.

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  • The consequences can be grave, with circulatory problems leading to amputations and diabetic retinopathy is now one of the leading causes of blindness in Canada.
  • Also in diabetics, weak capillaries can lead to a condition called retinopathy, which often leads to blindness.
  • The condition is one consequence of diabetic retinopathy, which is the leading cause of blindness in working-age Americans.
  • Proliferative diabetic retinopathy occurs when new blood vessels form on the optic disc or another component of the retina. for more
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