Managing Diabetes with Vision Loss

​​​​Effectively managing your diabetes will benefit you in many ways and help you continue to live an independent and active lifestyle.

But testing your blood sugar (glucose) and taking medication or insulin can be challenging if you’re unable to see well enough to read a monitor or measure dosages.

Your family doctor, diabetes educator and local CNIB specialist can support you with strategies and techniques for managing your diabetes effectively. If you’re blind or partially sighted, your local CNIB specialist can work with diabetes educators and health care professionals to adapt equipment and management tools for you.

Here’s some helpful information you should know about managing your diabetes with vision loss:

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