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Diabetes robbed me of my eyesight, so check your insulin levels and be active

Muema,57, Diabetes Survivor creating awareness on better management and early diagnosis during the interview with The Standard at the I&M offices, Nairobi. May 24th,2016. Photo/Elvis Ogina (Nairobi)

Though blind in one eye from diabetes complications, Patrick Muema, an officer with the National Police Service has since seen the light, literally.

Today, he encourages persons with diabetes to seek annual eye care to save their vision and much more.

The father of two says losing sight in one eye has taught him that being proactive at both personal and community level will not only save his vision in the other eye, but will improve the quality of life for others in similar condition.

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