Diabetes

Study Pinpoints DED Factors in Type 1 Diabetes

Disease duration, elevated HbA1c levels and severe diabetic retinopathy are the most critical factors.
10/16/2020

Bacterial Infections Tied to Severe Diabetic Retinopathy

Patients with advanced cases of DR purchased more antibiotics per year.
09/30/2020

Myopia Not a Factor in DR Progression

Still, hyperopia was associated with a higher risk of disease progression.
09/28/2020

AI DR Screening Effective in Children

This technique was preferred over conventional screening in terms of accuracy and cost to patients.
09/22/2020

Retinal Distinctions Apparent in Black DR Patients

Race-specific biomarkers could help reduce the risk of vision loss in this population.
08/06/2020

Optometry’s Role in the Diabetes Epidemic

If you can get all patients—but especially those at risk—to focus on these five lifestyle modifications, the benefits would be immense.
07/15/2020

Research Suggests New Screening Intervals for Diabetes

Patients without DR may be safe with screening appointments as far out as every four years.
06/19/2020

Scanning-Slit Topography Overestimates CCT for DR

Researchers highlight the non-contact value of OCT.
06/17/2020

Look Out For Keratopathy in Type 2 Diabetes

Patients with progressing retinopathy also had more corneal alterations.
06/12/2020

Alcohol Linked to Lower Risk of DR

There was no association between drinking and progression, however.
06/04/2020

Upcoming Events

October 21, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Blake A. Cooper, MD, FACS, and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO
10:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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October 28, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Lloyd Clark, MD, and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO
10:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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November 2, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Blake A. Cooper, MD, FACS, and A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO
10:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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