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5 diabetes truisms that are (at least partially) false – Optometry Times

Saturday, 26 March, 2022

5 diabetes truisms that are (at least partially) false – Optometry Times


Many people, including patients with diabetes and their health care providers, strongly adhere to ideas and accepted truths about diabetes and diabetic retinopathy (DR) that are not entirely based in scientific fact. By definition, truisms are statements so obviously true or self-evident that they deserve little attention, serve as a rhetorical device, eg, if the sun has not risen, it must be night and daylight will return.
Their truth, however, depends on specific factual assumptions, eg, the sun has not vanished forever by cosmological or supernatural means, observers are not wearing a blackout cloak and otherwise have the capacity to detect the sun’s rising, etc.
Read more at: https://www.optometrytimes.com/view/5-diabetes-truisms-that-are-at-least-partially-false

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