Diabetic Retinopathy

Repeated Ranibizumab Injections Does Not Impair Macular Perfusion

Repeated Ranibizumab Injections Does Not Impair Macular Perfusion

For patients with diabetic macular edema, repeated ranibizumab treatment does not appear to be associated with impaired macular perfusion.

Prevalence of Persistent Diabetic Macular Edema: Bevacizumab vs Aflibercept or Ranibizumab

Prevalence of Persistent Diabetic Macular Edema: Bevacizumab vs Aflibercept or Ranibizumab

For patients with diabetic macular edema, persistence is more likely with bevacizumab than with aflibercept or ranibizumab.

Diabetic Retinopathy Risk Increased With Diet Soda Consumption

Diabetic Retinopathy Risk Increased With Diet Soda Consumption

There was an independent association between high diet soft drink consumption and the likelihood of having proliferative diabetic retinopathy; there was no association seen between regular soda drink consumption and diabetic retinopathy.

Patients With Diabetic Retinopathy Experience Barriers to Diabetes Self-Management

Patients With Diabetic Retinopathy Experience Barriers to Diabetes Self-Management

Among Asians, individuals with mild and moderate diabetic retinopathy are more likely to have fallen, and greater perceived barriers to diabetes self-management are associated with the severity of DR in an Asian population.

Efficacy of Anti-VEGF Treatments For Diabetic Retinopathy Explored

Efficacy of Anti-VEGF Treatments For Diabetic Retinopathy Explored

Three anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) therapies were linked to lowered rates of diabetic retinopathy.

Are <i>RUNX1</i> Genes Linked to Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy?

Are RUNX1 Genes Linked to Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy?

Investigators found a link between the RUNX1 gene and proliferative diabetic retinopathy.

Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Outcomes: Ranibizumab vs Retinal Photocoagulation

Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Outcomes: Ranibizumab vs Retinal Photocoagulation

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Cumulative probability of proliferative diabetic retinopathy worsening was 42% in the panretinal photocoagulation group compared with 34% in the ranibizumab group.

Diabetic Macular Edema May Result in Lower Retinal Blood Flow

Diabetic Macular Edema May Result in Lower Retinal Blood Flow

Patients with diabetic macular edema experienced lower total retinal blood flow than patients without.

AlphaB-Crystallin Levels Tied to Diabetic Retinopathy

AlphaB-Crystallin Levels Tied to Diabetic Retinopathy

Vitreous levels of alphaB-crystallin are significantly higher in eyes of patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) compared with the eyes of controls without diabetes.

Self-Care Tools Decreased Depression in Diabetic Retinopathy

Self-Care Tools Decreased Depression in Diabetic Retinopathy

Self-care tools can reduce depressive symptoms in patients with age-related macular degeneration or diabetic retinopathy.

Deep Machine Learning for Identification of Diabetic Retinopathy in Retinal Fundus Photographs

Deep Machine Learning for Identification of Diabetic Retinopathy in Retinal Fundus Photographs

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An algorithm based on deep machine learning may help identify diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema with high specificity and sensitivity.

Examining Barriers to Diabetic Retinopathy Screening

Examining Barriers to Diabetic Retinopathy Screening

Patients and health care providers have markedly divergent perceptions of barriers to diabetic retinopathy screening.

Significant Increase Seen in Global Blindness Due to Diabetic Retinopathy

Significant Increase Seen in Global Blindness Due to Diabetic Retinopathy

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Researchers attributed nearly 5 million cases of blindness or impaired vision to complications from diabetes.

First Referral for Diabetic Retinopathy Exam Delayed About 3 Years

First Referral for Diabetic Retinopathy Exam Delayed About 3 Years

A study in Australia shows that general practitioners referred patients for a diabetic retinopathy screening on an average of 3.1 years after diabetes diagnosis.

Severe Diabetic Retinopathy Tied to Depressive Symptoms

Severe Diabetic Retinopathy Tied to Depressive Symptoms

Severe nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy or proliferative diabetic retinopathy, but not diabetic macular edema, is associated with depressive symptoms.

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Diabetic Retinopathy

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Diabetic Retinopathy

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A statistically significant association was found between low vitamin D levels and the development of diabetic retinopathy.

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