You might be asking yourself, how do diabetes and eye complications tie in together? High blood sugar can result in severe damage in your eyes. In Canada, diabetes is one of the leading causes of blindness in adults. Since it is a painless disease, this is why you need to see your eye doctor for yearly screening.
With the recent measles outbreak in BC, specifically the Greater Vancouver area, measles awareness has increased dramatically in the past couple of months. With Spring Break coming up, and more families travelling to foreign countries that have lower levels of measles immunization, so we wanted to spotlight the connection between eyesight and measles, especially for children.