A. D. RUEDEMANN
Definite changes are found in the eyes of a large number of patients in whom there is an increased blood-sugar content. One of these changes is functional, the rest are pathological. It is important for the physician to be able to recognize these various changes, not only that he may institute appropriate local treatment but also because of their diagnostic significance.
The only functional disturbance associated with hyperglycohemia is that called glycosuric amblyopia, in which the patient has a definite loss of vision without any evident cause. The visual fields show a central loss of color―of red, of green, or
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RUEDEMANN AD. Ocular Disturbances in Diabetes(Ocular Disturbances in Diabetes*). Ann Intern Med. 1927;1:39–43. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-1-39
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1927;1(1):39-43.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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