Diabetes

Diabetes Treatments Can Reduce AMD, POAG Incidence

Metformin and insulin lowered the lifetime risk of these two common age-related eye conditions.
05/24/2022

Blood Test Could Help Identify Sight-Threatening Diabetic Retinopathy

Study supports use of cystatin C as a triage test to prioritize retinal screening in type two diabetes.
05/18/2022

East Asian Eyes Develop More DR Lesions

A predominantly peripheral distribution was most common in these patients.
05/13/2022

DR, Chronic Kidney Disease Go Hand-in-Hand

Older age and higher body mass index were associated with the latter, and those with a higher fasting glucose level were more likely to have diabetic retinopathy.
05/06/2022

DME Eyes Have Poorer Response to Anti-VEGF

Decreased outer retinal thickness was more likely to be present in patients undergoing this therapy.
05/05/2022

Nearly Half of All Diabetes Patients Experience Retinopathy

WHO data also documents the connection with predisposing factors such as obesity.
04/28/2022

Severe NPDR Progresses Rapidly Without Treatment

Targeted therapy may delay disease progression and help avoid severe vision loss.
04/19/2022

DR Risk Prediction Algorithm Determines Follow-up

Nine factors helped decide whether patients with type two diabetes needed to be scheduled for a one-year visit.
04/13/2022

Pregnant Diabetic Patients at Higher Risk for DR Progression

Types one and two showed a similar prevalence.
04/12/2022

Updated Benchmarks For PDR Complications, Visual Outcomes

Techniques that have modernized since the 2000s have improved patient results.
03/29/2022

Upcoming Events

June 10-11, 2022

Intrepid Presents: Innovations and Implementations in Practice
Location: Renaissance Newport Beach
Program Co-chairs: Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO and John D. Gelles, OD, FIAO, FCLSA
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June 16, 2022

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients with Diabetic Retinal Disease
Location: The Palm Chicago
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher Dhoot, MD
7:30–8:30pm CST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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