The project of "Diagnosis of Diabetes, Protect Diabetic" social responsibility project was started with cooperation of Turkish Ophthalmology Association, Turkish Diabetes Association, Turkish Diabetes Foundation and Bayer's unconditional support.
Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism Diseases, who gives information about the project in the program "Konya Chamber of Commerce (KTO) conference room" with the slogan "Do not come from ignorance of danger, if you are diabetic, go through eye control once a year". Dr. Ahmet Kaya said diabetes is a chronic disease that requires constant control of blood sugar.
"We do not know that about half of diabetic patients are diabetic," Kaya said, informing the public about retinopathy, which threatens to see about 30-35% of diabetic patients. Often, patients with diabetes are diagnosed with complications. Diabetic retinopathy is a group of preventable diseases like diabetes. This will be creating awareness, "he said.
TEMPORARY STABILITY POSSIBLE CAUSES OF VISIBILITY
"How does the diabetes mellitus affect? What should I do? "Professor of Eye Diseases Professor Selcuk University. Dr. Banu Turgut Öztürk also emphasized that diabetic retinopathy (DR), a diabetic eye disease, is a disease that can progress without any symptoms and eventually lead to blindness resulting in severe and sudden loss of vision.
Ozturk stated that the blood vessels in the retinal layer, which is located in the back of the main cause eyebrow of diabetic retinopathy, is damaged. "If your blood sugar is not under control, if you have high blood pressure, if you have high cholesterol levels, if you smoke, if you use tobacco, Eye disease may increase your risk "
20 YEARS A LONG SURGERY DIABETES HAS YOU ARE ATTENTION!
One third of the people who live with diabetes for 20 years or more are facing the risk of diabetic retinopathy, Professor of Eye Diseases. Dr. Hürkan Kerimoğlu said, "If the patient has type 1 or type 2 diabetes, he should go through a comprehensive eye examination at least once a year."
VIRTUAL REALLY DIABETIC RETINOPATHY OBSERVATION
Konya people attending the meeting had the chance to experience the difference between a healthy individual and an individual living with diabetes and vision problems with a special inland 3D real-life eyeglasses designed as a living room of a house.