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Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the new leading cause of blindness in adults in Europe and North America. People with both type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes are at risk for this condition because high blood sugar, when poorly controlled, damages the blood vessels (microangiopathy) and makes them more permeable.