• Journal Article

Risk factors for diabetic retinopathy in people with type 2 diabetes: a case-control study in a UK primary care setting

Citation

Martin-Merino, E., Fortuny Moya, J., Rivero-Ferrer, E., Lind, M., & Garcia-Rodriguez, L. A. (2016). Risk factors for diabetic retinopathy in people with type 2 diabetes: a case-control study in a UK primary care setting. Primary Care Diabetes, Advance Online Publication. DOI: 10.1016/j.pcd.2016.01.002

Abstract

Numerous DR near the diabetes diagnosis suggest frequent delay in this diagnosis. Patients with glaucoma or retinal arterial occlusion showed a reduced risk of DR. Patients with retinal vein occlusion showed an increased risk of DR. Desirable HDL levels showed a decreased risk of DR.