Diabetes can also affect the way you see the world. "In the eyes, the blood vessels are very fragile," he says. "Those fragile little vessels crack. A little tiny crack in a big vessel, and the blood accumulates."

As the blood accumulates, you aren't able to see as much as you did before. "Do you see those dark areas? That's a charley horse in the eye," he says. "That's your view of the world. ... It's not just a little bit of sugar."


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