Eye on Diabetes

Patient-Focused Health

Eye on Diabetes

Patient-Focused Health

Doctors of Optometry have a critical role in creating a positive impact on the early detection, intervention and prevention of eye disease and vision loss caused by diabetes. Navigate these dedicated pages using the links above to access resources, tools, and information for you and your practice, including resources for your patients with diabetes and those at risk for prediabetes.

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Myth-Busting Social Toolkit

Type 1 diabetes impacts approximately 210,000 children in the U.S., and more than 5,000 people under 20 are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes each year. Use these social tiles to engage your patients and encourage them to schedule an eye exam for themselves and their children.

October Virtual Diabetes CE Events

Increase your practice’s visibility and earn CE credits all in one session. Premier Academy360™ is back for another round of Virtual Diabetes CE Events, offered twice in October.

Stand Out from the Competition

April Oliver, OD, shares how earning the American Diabetes Association Badge displayed on the VSP® Find a Doctor Directory helped her stand out from the competition.

Are your patients at risk for Type 2 diabetes?

Your role is crucial in the early detection, intervention, and prevention of eye disease and vision loss caused by diabetes. Provide this Diabetes Risk Test to your patients to help open the conversation about diabetes and its impact on their vision and overall health.