Diabetes

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.
01/15/2021

Diabetes Management Fails to Meet Clinical Guidelines

Increased screening and shorter intervals between appointments are necessary to uphold standards, study finds.
01/15/2021

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.
01/14/2021

DR Severity Increases Risk of Death

Patients with elevated stages of NPDR or PDR were more prone to strokes and heart problems.
01/07/2021

OCT-A Superior to Other Imaging Modalities in DR

Vessel density served as a strong biomarker in earlier detection, study finds.
12/31/2020

Anti-VEGF Offers Lasting VA Gains in DME

These patients also experienced improved retinal thickness and reduced treatment burden.
12/23/2020

Advanced DR Increases Risk of Progression

Patients with moderate to severe non-proliferative disease may also develop DME.
12/01/2020

DR Staging System Outdated, Experts Say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.
11/30/2020

Ocular Biomarker Elevated in Diabetes and Hypertension

A vasoconstrictor linked to small pupil pathophysiology may also play a role in systemic disease.
11/20/2020

Lesion Locations Tied to DR Severity

Central retinal vessel density was linked to disease severity in eyes without—but not with—peripheral lesions.
11/13/2020

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