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#10 - Diabetes & Eye Health with Dr. Robert Miller (Ophthalmologist and Dr. E’s Med School Buddy)

Have you ever wondered why you always have to go back to the eye doctor even when they tell you your results are good? We’re inviting Dr. Robert Miller, an expert ophthalmologist and medical school colleague of Dr. E, to explain why it’s important for people with diabetes to keep up with their annual eye exams, and discuss seemingly unrelated factors that could affect your eye health.
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Diabetes & Eye Health – Dr. Robert Miller (Ophthalmologist & Dr. E’s Med School Buddy)

Questions We’ll Cover in This Episode:
•  What are the causes of diabetic eye disease?
•  What are the risk factors for diabetic eye disease?
•  How does blood pressure relate to eye disease?
•  What is time in range and how does it relate to eye disease?
•  Why is a routine eye exam so important?
•  What happens at a routine eye exam?
•  What are your recommendations for someone who is pregnant with diabetes?
•  What is a low vision physician?

This video is in collaboration with the American Diabetes Association "Focus on Diabetes" Initiative.  Focus on Diabetes™ is a multiyear initiative from the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) that brings together leading organizations in vision care to increase awareness of and help reduce, treat, and manage diabetes-related eye diseases. This podcast is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from VSP® Vision Care and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. For more resources related to diabetes and eye health please visit: diabetes.org/fod

Routine Eye Exam Video: https://youtu.be/nzFEbp5pPAI

Dr. E’s Eye Injection for Macular Edema Video: https://youtu.be/YdqOWFRhbL8

Special Guest Speaker - Robert B. Miller, MD. (“Dr. Miller”)
•  Completed Medical School in 1982, along with the most esteemed classmate, Dr. Edelman!
•  Former Medical Director:  Advanced Valley Eye Associates in Davis, CA
•  Large, very busy, comprehensive ophthalmology practice in Davis.
•  Practiced for > 35 years in Davis!
•  Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology:  at Univ. of Calif, Davis, Eye Center
•  Teaching medical and surgical ophthalmology to surgeons in training.
•  Attending physician:  Kaiser Permanente, Retinal Department, Sacramento, CA
•  Currently working in Retinal Clinic, providing ongoing care for diabetics.
•  Medical Director:  San Blas Eye Clinic, Liga International
•  Ongoing semi-annual volunteer charity trips to Mexico

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#10 -  Diabetes & Eye Health with Dr. Robert Miller (Ophthalmologist and Dr. E’s Med School Buddy)
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