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Diabetes

Diabetes Management Fails to Meet Clinical Guidelines

Increased screening and shorter intervals between appointments are necessary to uphold standards, study finds.
January 15, 2021

Retina Reflects Treatment Effectiveness in Psychiatric Disorders

Antipsychotic drugs acted as negative predictors of thickness in certain optic nerve regions in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, researchers show.
January 15, 2021

Chinese Patients Exhibit Unique Classifications of Diabetes

Uric acid and inheritance-related causes of the condition may be more unique to this population, research suggests.
January 14, 2021

DR Severity Increases Risk of Death

Patients with elevated stages of NPDR or PDR were more prone to strokes and heart problems.
January 7, 2021

OCT-A Superior to Other Imaging Modalities in DR

Vessel density served as a strong biomarker in earlier detection, study finds.
December 31, 2020

Anti-VEGF Offers Lasting VA Gains in DME

These patients also experienced improved retinal thickness and reduced treatment burden.
December 23, 2020

Advanced DR Increases Risk of Progression

Patients with moderate to severe non-proliferative disease may also develop DME.
December 1, 2020

DR Staging System Outdated, Experts Say

The original severity scale does not reflect the advancements in knowledge and technology we’ve experienced over the past few decades.
November 30, 2020

Ocular Biomarker Elevated in Diabetes and Hypertension

A vasoconstrictor linked to small pupil pathophysiology may also play a role in systemic disease.
November 20, 2020

Lesion Locations Tied to DR Severity

Central retinal vessel density was linked to disease severity in eyes without—but not with—peripheral lesions.
November 13, 2020