Diabetes and Blindness

Diabetes is the leading cause of preventable blindness in adults.  The Lions have long supported the American Diabetes Association in its fight against this scourge.

Type 1 (juvenile onset) diabetes is a genetically-based auto-immune disease, but Type 2 (adult onset) is largely due to lifestyle issues, in particular obesity, lack of exercise and poor diet.


Click here to learn more about diabetes and the ADA.


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