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Retinopathy

01-10-2021 | EASD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

African–Caribbean ethnicity may predispose to retinopathy in type 1 diabetes

African–Caribbean ethnicity may be a predisposing factor for sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy in people with type 1 diabetes, research suggests.

15-09-2021 | Retinopathy | News

Risk factors for early retinopathy in type 2 diabetes revealed

Factors including insulin use and ethnicity can help predict who will develop proliferative diabetic retinopathy within 5 years after type 2 diabetes diagnosis, say researchers.

04-05-2021 | Medications | News

Objective assessment of medication taking advised to reduce type 2 diabetes complications

Suboptimal medication-taking identified through urine testing is associated with a higher prevalence of microvascular and macrovascular complications in people with type 2 diabetes than found with consistent usage, report researchers.

07-01-2021 | Hypoglycemia | News

Any residual C-peptide offers protection for people with type 1 diabetes

Any amount of residual C-peptide is protective against some type 1 diabetes complications, show findings from a large, population-based study.

16-12-2020 | Aflibercept | News

Similar visual outcomes may be achieved with aflibercept vs vitrectomy

Intravitreous aflibercept and vitrectomy with panretinal laser photocoagulation appear to have similar efficacy over 24 weeks when used for the treatment of vitreous hemorrhage from proliferative diabetic retinopathy, researchers report.

05-11-2020 | Retinopathy | News

Retinopathy screening attendance ‘suboptimal’ in young adults with diabetes

Results from a UK retrospective study suggest that there is “considerable variation” in diabetic eye screening attendance in different age groups, with the worse attendance rates among younger people.

05-05-2020 | Prediabetes | Highlight | News

Prediabetes marks increased vascular risk

People who meet the criteria for prediabetes during the 3 years before a type 2 diabetes diagnosis have a higher burden of vascular disease than those who do not, research shows.

25-02-2020 | Retinopathy | News

Eye problems present a particular risk for patients with young-onset type 2 diabetes

Young people with type 2 diabetes may be predisposed to developing retinal complications, Australian researchers warn.

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