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Glaucoma is a group of eye disorders that harm the optic nerve. Your optic nerve plays a significant role in ensuring vision and in sending visual information to the brain from your eyes. You can develop permanent blindness or vision loss when your glaucoma remains untreated.
As we age, some body parts stop performing as well as they should. Sometimes, they are affected by the genes we get from our parents. Other times, the changes come because of our lifestyle choices. You can curtail the chances of getting certain conditions if you act early enough. Sometimes, you get shocked into changing when you notice the early warning signs of a condition.
Diabetes is a common metabolic condition currently estimated to affect as many as one in ten American adults. Furthermore, one in three people suffer from pre-diabetes, meaning that they will almost certainly go on to develop the condition unless they make changes to their diet and lifestyle.