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    Are diabetes and glaucoma related?

    I've got glaucoma and am at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Are these two conditions related?
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  • Glaucoma Australia is the peak glaucoma awareness/education/support association in Australia.It is a national, not-for-profit registered charity dedicated to providing educational services to raise awareness about … View Profile

    Some studies show that there is a link between diabetes and glaucoma and others do not. However, if diabetes is not well controlled and abnormal blood vessels grow in the eye, a secondary type of glaucoma can develop.

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