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Journée mondiale du diabète 2012: Protégeons notre futur

Journée mondiale du diabète 2012: Protégeons notre futur Le 14 novembre 2012, nous célébrons la journée mondiale du diabète. La campagne cette année-ci marque la quatrième année consacrée à l’Education et la Prévention du Diabète. Le diabète au Cameroun Cette … Continue reading

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Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute envisage un Centre de correction de la vue par laser à Yaoundé

Les lunettes et les lentilles de contact sont les approches traditionnelles pour corriger des troubles de la vision dues à des erreurs de réfraction comme la myopie, l’astigmatisme, l’hypermétropie et la presbytie. Néanmoins, la correction de vision au laser, qui … Continue reading

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How do we ensure diabetics in Africa have their yearly eye exam?

Ensuring diabetics in Africa have their yearly eye exam should sound like a major challenge given that according to the International Diabetes Federation, at least 78% of diabetics in sub Saharan Africa don’t even know they have diabetes. Among patients … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Vision from Diabetes: The Annual Exam Every Diabetic Needs

In this American Academy of Ophthalmology video, an Eye M.D. and patients explain why people with diabetes should get an annual eye exam and how it can save your sight.

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Diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes, and remains the leading cause of avoidable blindness in working-aged people. Africans and people with African ancestry seem to be among the most affected, with diabetic retinopathy being identified in close to … Continue reading

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January is Glaucoma awareness month – know your risks!

Glaucoma is called the “sneak thief of sight” because it is a silent illness and most people don’t  notice they have a problem until vision diminishes substantially or blindness occurs. Conservative estimates put the proportion of people aged 40 years … Continue reading

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