Are Diet Drinks Safe For People With Diabetes?
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Are Diet Drinks Safe For People With Diabetes?

When you have diabetes, you must constantly be aware of what you eat and drink. Healthy food choices and monitoring of eating habits helps you keep your blood glucose levels in check. Persistent high blood glucose levels (hyperglycemia) may lead to long-term complications, such as kidney- or nerve damage and even sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy. In…

Can You Use Expired Diabetes Test Strips?
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Can You Use Expired Diabetes Test Strips?

Regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is an essential part of good diabetes care. Keeping an eye on your blood sugar levels helps you make decisions, in collaboration with your healthcare team, about nutrition, physical activities and when to take your medications. These are all important decisions that can delay or prevent diabetes complications such…

Happy World Sight Day!
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Happy World Sight Day!

Today, the 8th of October, World Sight Day is celebrated globally. This year´s theme is ´Hope In Sight´. World Sight Day has been celebrated on the second Thursday of October since it was originally initiated by Lions Clubs International as part of the SightFirst Campaign in 1988 to raise public awareness of blindness and vision…

Premium Features of the RetinaRisk App Explained
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Premium Features of the RetinaRisk App Explained

At RetinaRisk we are always working towards better eye health for our users through development of features that enhance your understanding of your health and your diabetes condition. Our main focus is empowerment and availability of information to our users and our product development focus reflects that. In the premium section of the RetinaRisk app…

The History of Diabetes Through an Interactive Timeline
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The History of Diabetes Through an Interactive Timeline

Diabetes has been documented by scientists for thousands of years, under many different names, as we covered in our previous blog A Short History of Diabetes. Through the ages, many ground-breaking experts, doctors and other medical workers have contributed to enhancing the quality of life for people living with diabetes. Few have done as much…

A 5-Year Real Life Case Study of RetinaRisk
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A 5-Year Real Life Case Study of RetinaRisk

  In a previous blog we discussed how “One Size Doesn´t Always Fit All” when it comes to screening for diabetic retinopathy, one of the leading causes of blindness in the global working age population. This is what our founders had in mind when they designed the RetinaRisk algorithm that calculates the individualized risk of…