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Diabetic retinopathy in non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.

Author

 Te WA,
 Santiago MDD,
 Marin JF

Publication Information

Publication Type
Journal
Title
Philippine Journal of Ophthalmology
Frequency
1998 Jul-Sep
Publication Date
Page(s)
0

Abstract

PURPOSE: To identify the factors associated with the onset and progression of diabetic retinopathy
METHODS: One hundred fifteen (115) eyes of 59 patients where thoroughly examined for diabetic retinopathy. Baseline laboratory examinations were also performed and correlated with the ocular findings
RESULTS: Male sex, duration of the disease, fasting blood sugar, glycosylated hemoglobin and glucosuria were positively associated with diabetic retinopathy
CONCLUSION: The importance of glycemic control on the progression of diabetic retinopathy is evident and therapeutic compliance guided by laboratory examinations is recommended. (Author)

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