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Diabetes

Blood Test Could Help Identify Sight-Threatening Diabetic Retinopathy

Study supports use of cystatin C as a triage test to prioritize retinal screening in type two diabetes.
May 18, 2022

East Asian Eyes Develop More DR Lesions

A predominantly peripheral distribution was most common in these patients.
May 13, 2022

DR, Chronic Kidney Disease Go Hand-in-Hand

Older age and higher body mass index were associated with the latter, and those with a higher fasting glucose level were more likely to have diabetic retinopathy.
May 6, 2022

DME Eyes Have Poorer Response to Anti-VEGF

Decreased outer retinal thickness was more likely to be present in patients undergoing this therapy.
May 5, 2022

Nearly Half of All Diabetes Patients Experience Retinopathy

WHO data also documents the connection with predisposing factors such as obesity.
April 28, 2022

Severe NPDR Progresses Rapidly Without Treatment

Targeted therapy may delay disease progression and help avoid severe vision loss.
April 19, 2022

DR Risk Prediction Algorithm Determines Follow-up

Nine factors helped decide whether patients with type two diabetes needed to be scheduled for a one-year visit.
April 13, 2022

Pregnant Diabetic Patients at Higher Risk for DR Progression

Types one and two showed a similar prevalence.
April 12, 2022

Updated Benchmarks For PDR Complications, Visual Outcomes

Techniques that have modernized since the 2000s have improved patient results.
March 29, 2022

RNFL Thinning Occurs in Prediabetes, Too

This parameter may be the first sign of retinopathy in these patients.
March 24, 2022