Diabetes

Length of Sleep Might Yield Clues to Eye Disorder Risk

Longer duration was correlated with higher rates of DR, shorter periods with cataract.
01/30/2023

DME Patients with Thinner Choroids Respond Better to Anti-VEGF

These individuals also needed fewer injections, study finds.
01/09/2023

Long-term Data Shows Metformin Doesn’t Prevent AMD

In patients at high risk of type 2 diabetes, healthy lifestyle changes also weren’t associated with a change in the presence or severity of macular degeneration.
01/05/2023

DR Lasting More than Five Years Associated With Dementia, Alzheimer’s

This finding prevailed even after adjusting for microalbuminuria, long-term glycemia or renal function. Neurovascular damage may be the common culprit.
01/03/2023

New Findings Link Kidney Disease to DME

Study documents subretinal fluid in patients with renal disorders and identifies vascular hyperpermeability as the common mechanism.
01/03/2023

HbA1c Cutoff Point Could Help Detect DR

Values up to 8.15 may help predict the risk of ocular disease in diabetes patients.
12/29/2022

Anti-VEGF and Triamcinolone Acetonide Injections Improve DME Outcomes

These therapies produced superior results to cataract surgery alone, but the former was most effective.
12/20/2022

DR Nomogram Predicts VA Loss

The model identified four independent risk factors for visual impairment in the cohort.
12/15/2022

Corneas of Type 2 Diabetes Patients More Vulnerable to UVA Light

In a study on mice, those with the condition had greater oxidative damage and more distinct corneal edema after exposure.
12/05/2022

DME May Have a New Biomarker

The presence of microaneurysms predicts how patients will respond to treatment for the condition.
12/02/2022