Epidemiology and risk factors for diabetic retinopathy in CYP with type 1 diabetes mellitus in a DGH
B Roisin, L Hayley, C Surendran – 2014
Endocrine Abstracts (2014) 36 P30 | DOI:10.1530/endoabs.36.P30
Introduction: Nearly all patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus develop diabetic retinopathy (DR) within 20 years of diagnosis. It is the second largest cause of blindness in those of working age in the UK. Several risk factors have been accepted by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, including gender, duration of diabetes, glycaemic control, blood lipid profile, blood pressure, and renal impairment.
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