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    Diabetes Awareness

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 373 million Americans have diabetes. That’s 1 in 10 people in the U.S.! Possibly even more worrisome, an estimated 96 million adults in the country (1 in 3) have prediabetes.

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    November is Diabetes Awareness Month

    Improving health and avoiding diabetes-related complications is essential for millions of people in the United States who have diabetes. One of the most common and serious complications of diabetes is vision loss. Lighthouse Guild offers the following tips to help reduce risk and preserve eyesight.  

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    Dr. Calvin Roberts Talks about Contact Lenses on The Dave Nemo Show, SiriusXM Road Dog Trucking Station

    Dr. Calvin Roberts talks about Contact Lenses on The Dave Nemo Show, SiriusXM Road Dog Trucking station. Road Dog Trucking keeps over a million professional drivers and industry stakeholders informed of current and pending issues affecting the trucking industry, ranging from transportation legislation and technology to health and wellness.

  • Challenged Athletes Foundation Grant Workshop

    Lighthouse Guild in conjunction with the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) is hosting a grant writing workshop where individual athletes can apply for an athletic grant. Lighthouse Guild volunteers and U.S. Blind Baseball Association coaches will be on hand to provide letters of recommendation, required action photos, and other required materials to create an application. 

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    Can My Child See the Blackboard?

    August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, a national health observance during back-to-school season that highlights the importance of protecting children’s vision and eye health.

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    Taking Care of Your Vision: Essential Tips for Older Adults

    A doctor from Lighthouse Guild answers frequently asked questions about vision and eye health.

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    Vision Rehabilitation: Low Vision Care & Services

    This 13-minute video presentation describes vision rehabilitation services and illustrates the impact vision rehabilitation has in the lives of people with vision impairment.

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    Eye Health Tips

    May is Healthy Vision Month, but taking care of your eyes should be a health priority year-round, like eating a balanced diet and being physically active.

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    Common Causes of Vision Impairment

    This 16-minute video presentation discusses vision-threatening eye diseases and conditions most common in adults, including their symptoms, causes and impact on vision. Approaches for avoiding preventable vision loss and maintaining good eye health are also provided.

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    Understanding the Symptoms and Treatments for Cataracts

    June is Cataract Awareness Month New York (June 2, 2022) — Cataracts are a common eye condition that often affects people as they age and can…

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