Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes in young people puts their eyes at risk

Sixteen-year-old Karl is seen for the first time in my optometry practice. He was referred to me for a fluctuating vision problem. During his examination, I saw signs suggesting he may have diabetes, which could have explained ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Why a healthy lifestyle is not enough to prevent dementia

Dementia is on the rise in Germany. In the absence of treatment options, the focus is shifting to preventing dementia. In particular, a healthy lifestyle is considered beneficial for brain health.

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