Retinopathy is one of the most frequent complications of diabetic patients.
basement membrane of capillaries the retina thickensa process that is in the beginning formation of atheromatous plaques And it’s usually originally linked to a deposit Extra circulating proteins.
This results in vascular blockage, production of new vessels, microaneurysms and increased vascular permeability that produces exposes that obscure vision.
small craft snag and the formation of small new vessels are prone to bleeding They also leave areas without vision.
factor that can increase the problem Son high blood pressureespecially diastolic (when the minimum is high), and toxic habitsespecially tobacco.
Diet to prevent vision problems in diabetes
Traditional treatment is carried out by laser, but it can be supplemented. naturopathyIn addition to advising the suppression of toxic habits such as alcohol, coffee, and tobacco (if they exist), recommendedContrary to what was common before, Diets that are not hyperprotein.
thus it Prevents movement of excess proteinEspecially those of animal origin that are associated with saturated fat.
however, yes Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, present in walnuts, flax and wheat germ oils and oily fish, may help slow the process.Since the retina is one of the tissues that need them the most.
It also reinforces the idea that Whole grains and derivatives are suitable for slow and protective absorption of the pancreasand they abound in the diet Acidic vegetables and fruits, rich in bioflavonoids (vitamin P) and vitamin C: Are potent antioxidants and reduce the risk of vascular fragility and permeability, and reduce the likelihood of ocular clouding.
Middle Plants and fruits effective in ocular complications of diabetesmost notable blueberry ,blueberry blueberry), For him rich in anthocyanosidesPotent vasoprotective antioxidant that has an affinity for the retinal pigment epithelium.
something similar happens withblack currant (ribes nigrum,
l ginkgo (ginkgo biloba) is indicated for its effect on the peripheral circulation.
to delay cataract
Cataracts are caused by loss of transparency of the lens, which produces a slow and progressive decrease in vision. Its causes include factors such as exposure to ultraviolet light, toxic habits such as tobacco, diseases such as diabetes, high myopia or simply age. feeling fromcloud visionOut of focus, less bright colors and glare.
treatment is surgical And it is done when it affects the quality of life and prevents normal activities.
At a preventive level, it is advised to: Protect your eyes with sunglasses as a child, especially in mountain or beach activities, where solar radiation is strong. at the same time you have to keep itproper nutritionRich in vitamins (A, B and C) and minerals (zinc, calcium, magnesium and selenium), avoiding toxins such as alcohol or tobacco as much as possible.