Diabetes is now considered a pandemic that has spread rapidly in the last few decades. It is essential to have routine checkups to diagnose Diabetes to thwart any complications of leaving it untreated. If you are given a diagnosis of Diabetes, it is essential that your health care professionals are notified to help you manage your prognosis. Please tell your Eye Michigan ophthalmologist right away if you have received a diagnosis of diabetes. Diabetics have an increased risk of eye disease including: Glaucoma, Cataracts and Retinopathy.