Diabetic retinopathy at diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in Scotland

Looker, H.C. et al. (2012) Diabetic retinopathy at diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in Scotland. Diabetologia, 55(9), pp. 2335-2342. (doi:10.1007/s00125-012-2596-z)

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Abstract

The prevalence of retinopathy at first screening is lower than in previous UK studies, consistent with earlier diagnosis of diabetes. Most newly diagnosed type 2 diabetic patients in Scotland are screened within an acceptable interval and the prevalence of referable disease is low, even in those with delayed screening.

Item Type:Articles
Additional Information:The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Lindsay, Dr Robert and Sattar, Professor Naveed
Authors: Looker, H.C., Nyangoma, S.O., Cromie, D., Olson, J.A., Leese, G.P., Black, M., Doig, J., Lee, N., Lindsay, R.S., McKnight, J.A., Morris, A.D., Philip, S., Sattar, N., Wild, S.H., and Colhoun, H.M.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences
Journal Name:Diabetologia
Publisher:Springer
ISSN:0012-186X
ISSN (Online):1432-0428
Published Online:12 June 2012
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2012 The Authors
First Published:First published in Diabetologia 55(9):2335-2342
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher
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