Diabetes

Macular Edema Progresses Independently of DR

Retinopathy progression may depend more on fluctuations in the volume of the extracellular space of the inner nuclear layer of the retina.
05/13/2021

Vitreomacular Abnormalities May Contribute to CI-DME Formation

Further studies are needed to more accurately pinpoint edema’s relationship with PDR, researchers note.
05/07/2021

Diabetic Retinopathy Associated With Higher Risk of Stroke

This could be explained by shared risk factors such as poor glycemic control, high blood pressure and dyslipidemia.
04/13/2021

Sex Differences Found in Aqueous Humor Diabetic Biomarkers

Males may have a more inflammatory phenotype than females.
04/12/2021

Disparities in Eye Care Access Persist in Underserved Populations

Financial, logistical and awareness barriers were the most commonly cited reasons for underutilization.
04/08/2021

Ethnicity Group, Insurance Linked to Worse Ocular Outcomes

Clinicians should be aware of how social factors may affect patients’ ability to receive care, study suggests.
03/16/2021

Type 2 Diabetes Patients at Higher Risk for Sleep Apnea

However, prevalence was lower in those with diabetic retinopathy.
03/16/2021

Blood Sugar and Diabetes Duration Predicts DR Risk

Screening is necessary in these patients, even in those with controlled disease.
02/16/2021

Structural OCT-A Predicts DR Progression

These metrics helped dictate visual acuity and retinal sensitivity outcomes over 12 months.
02/08/2021

Telehealth Suitable for Most Initial Diabetic Visits

Still, only a fourth of patients who qualified for this management approach were initially assessed virtually.
02/03/2021

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May 18, 2021

Genetic Testing: A New Frontier in Management of Inherited Retinal Diseases
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Speaker: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
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May 20, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
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Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO and Nancy M. Holekamp, MD
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April 27, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
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Speakers: Carolyn Majcher, OD, FAAO, FORS and Dilsher S. Dhoot, MD
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