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Diabetes may affect the retina by causing the formation of whitish patches called exudates. Other indications may include tiny enlargements of the blood vessels resulting in microaneurysms and hemorrhages.


Review Date: 11/20/2012
Reviewed By: Shehzad Topiwala, MD, Consultant Endocrinologist, Vera Endocrine Associates, Daytona Beach, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
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