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Why People with Diabetes Suffer from Puffy Eyes


2013-01-13 16:29

Eye puffiness is commonly experienced by all of us. It can be caused by a number of causes, most of which are benign. However, if the patients with diabetes suffer from puffy eyes, they should take more care of it.

Puffy eyes in Diabetes may be a sign of kidney problem. The tiny blood vessels in kidneys can filter blood and maintain useful substances in body. However, if blood sugar is out of control, high blood sugar can put extra strain on kidneys. Over time, it can lead to progressive kidney damage. As a result, a large amount of proteins will leak into urine through the filters in kidneys. A drop protein levels in blood can cause water to penetrate into subcutaneous tissue, leading to puffy eyes.

Kidney problem is commonly seen in people with more than 10 years history of diabetes. Kidney disease in diabetes usually develops asymptomatically. Microalbumin in urine is the first sign of diabetes Kidney Disease. So the patients with a long history of diabetes are recommended to take urine microalbumin test every three months.

Besides, puffy eyelids in diabetes may occur due to the following causes.

1. An allergic reaction occurs when immune system overreacts to a perceived threat. It also can cause eye swelling and eye itching.

2. Retaining water might also cause puffy eyes in diabetes, particularly in the morning. If it occurs, this already that you are not probably getting sufficient water in your body. If this happens, make sure that you drink a lot of water.

3. Stye occurs if bacteria enter the eyelid through eyelash follicles. It can cause abscess, redness and pain at the site of swelling.

Puffy eyes may be associated with diabetes itself or may indicate other issues. When you are experiencing it, you should go to see a doctor and fine its cause. If the treatment is delayed, it may lead to a worse outcome.




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