Diabetes Eye Complications Quiz

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What is the definition of legal blindness?

Acuity of 20/200 or lower with best correction

What percentage of individuals with visual impairment have residual vision?


What is the classification B1 according to the International Blind Sports Federation?

No light perception in either eye up to light perception and inability to recognize the shape of a hand in any direction and at any distance

What is the criteria for total blindness?

Inability to recognize a strong light shown directly into the eye

What is the role of the macula in the eye?

To produce clear, sharp images

What is the main effect of glaucoma on the eye?

Leads to loss of side vision and total blindness

What is the cause of cataracts?

Injuries to the eye

What is the consequence of retinal detachment?

Gradual loss of vision

What is the visual acuity of a person with B2 ability?


In recreational skiing, when should a blind skier use a guide?

Not necessary

What percentage of people in Quebec with legal blindness are under 20 years old?


Which eye condition is the leading cause of blindness between the ages of 20 and 65 years?

Diabetic retinopathy

In walking and talking with a blind or visually impaired person, what should you do?

Let the person set the pace

What sports can be played without requiring sight?

Bowling and swimming

What is important for a blind person participating in team sports according to the guidelines?

Good lighting

What activities are recommended for visually impaired individuals according to the text?

All of the above

What does the lack of regular vigorous activity predispose visually impaired children and adolescents to according to the document?

Hypertension and CAD

What are some effects of exercise training for visually impaired individuals mentioned in the text?

Increased spatial orientation

What is the required equipment for Goal Ball according to the text?

A bell ball

How many players are there per team in Goal Ball according to the guidelines?

Three players

Test your knowledge on eye complications caused by diabetes such as retinal damage, cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. Learn about the effects of these conditions on vision and overall eye health.

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