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03-01-2019 | Retinopathy | Video | Article

Diabetic retinopathy: Pathogenesis

Speakers: Philip Burgess, John Wilding

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Ophthalmologist Philip Burgess joins Clinical Diabetologist John Wilding to discuss the disease processes that lead to retinopathy in people with diabetes (9:11).

Learning points include:

  • Modifiable versus non-modifiable risk factors of diabetic retinopathy.
  • Current understanding of the pathophysiology of diabetic retinopathy and prospective therapeutic targets.
  • Why rapid improvements in glycemic control may contribute to the pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy.

More videos in this series:

  1. Diabetic retinopathy: Screening.
  2. Diabetic retinopathy: Pathogenesis.
  3. Diabetic retinopathy: Treatment.

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