QUIZ: Test Your Knowledge of Diabetic Retinopathy

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It’s no secret that complications can arise from a lifetime of managing diabetes, including, but not limited to:

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Nerve damage
  • Kidney damage
  • Foot damage
  • Skin conditions
  • Hearing impairment
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • One complication that isn’t on the above list is diabetic retinopathy, one of the most widespread complications of diabetes. According to the National Eye Institute, “between 40 and 45 percent of Americans diagnosed with diabetes have some stage of diabetic retinopathy, although only about half are aware of it.”

    So, what do you know about diabetic retinopathy? What actually happens? How is it diagnosed? What does its future look like? Test your knowledge of diabetic retinopathy with the fun quiz we’ve put together below.

    Taking the quiz is simple: just click to begin, and then answer the seven true and false questions to the best of your ability. Once you’ve completed the quiz, be sure to share your results with all of your friends on Facebook — the more people that are aware of what diabetic retinopathy is, the better.

    Good luck, and enjoy!


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