Diabetes

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.
04/13/2021

Sex Differences Found in Aqueous Humor Diabetic Biomarkers

Males may have a more inflammatory phenotype than females.
04/12/2021

Disparities in Eye Care Access Persist in Underserved Populations

Financial, logistical and awareness barriers were the most commonly cited reasons for underutilization.
04/08/2021

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.
03/16/2021

Type 2 Diabetes Patients at Higher Risk for Sleep Apnea

However, prevalence was lower in those with diabetic retinopathy.
03/16/2021

Blood Sugar and Diabetes Duration Predicts DR Risk

Screening is necessary in these patients, even in those with controlled disease.
02/16/2021

Structural OCT-A Predicts DR Progression

These metrics helped dictate visual acuity and retinal sensitivity outcomes over 12 months.
02/08/2021

Telehealth Suitable for Most Initial Diabetic Visits

Still, only a fourth of patients who qualified for this management approach were initially assessed virtually.
02/03/2021

Physical Activity Lowers Risk of DR Progression

The specific type and quantity of exercise still needs to be determined, experts note.
01/25/2021

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.
01/15/2021

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