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Diabetic Retinopathy Associated With Higher Risk of Stroke

This could be explained by shared risk factors such as poor glycemic control, high blood pressure and dyslipidemia.
April 13, 2021

Sex Differences Found in Aqueous Humor Diabetic Biomarkers

Males may have a more inflammatory phenotype than females.
April 12, 2021

Disparities in Eye Care Access Persist in Underserved Populations

Financial, logistical and awareness barriers were the most commonly cited reasons for underutilization.
April 8, 2021

Ethnicity Group, Insurance Linked to Worse Ocular Outcomes

Clinicians should be aware of how social factors may affect patients’ ability to receive care, study suggests.
March 16, 2021

Type 2 Diabetes Patients at Higher Risk for Sleep Apnea

However, prevalence was lower in those with diabetic retinopathy.
March 16, 2021

Blood Sugar and Diabetes Duration Predicts DR Risk

Screening is necessary in these patients, even in those with controlled disease.
February 16, 2021

Structural OCT-A Predicts DR Progression

These metrics helped dictate visual acuity and retinal sensitivity outcomes over 12 months.
February 8, 2021

Telehealth Suitable for Most Initial Diabetic Visits

Still, only a fourth of patients who qualified for this management approach were initially assessed virtually.
February 3, 2021

Physical Activity Lowers Risk of DR Progression

The specific type and quantity of exercise still needs to be determined, experts note.
January 25, 2021

Diabetes Management Fails to Meet Clinical Guidelines

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