News : Eye Health and Diabetes; A Strong Link

Nov 19, 2014

Published in Seacoast Online

By Matthew McCord

PORTSMOUTH – At least a few times a month, a normal eye exam by Dr. Sarah Hudson leads to a recommendation that the patient undergo further testing to check for diabetes.

Hudson, the co-owner with Dr. Amy Pruszenski of Harbor Eyecare Center in Portsmouth, said there is a simple reason for the possible detection of diabetes.

“The eyes let us see and learn about the overall health of our patients. There are more than 200 diseases that can be detected through an eye exam,” Hudson said.

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