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Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in the United States, 2005-2008.
CONTEXT The prevalence of diabetes in the United States has increased. People with diabetes are at risk for diabetic retinopathy. No recent national population-based estimate of the prevalence andExpand
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The Evolving Diabetes Burden in the United States
Diabetes was first described in ancient times with the cardinal symptoms of polyuria, polydipsia, and polyphagia (1). The use of uniform diagnostic criteria provided a means to reliably track theExpand
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Prevalence of age-related macular degeneration in the US population.
OBJECTIVE To examine the prevalence of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black, Mexican American, and other racial/ethnic groups. DESIGN A US nationallyExpand
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The economic burden of major adult visual disorders in the United States.
OBJECTIVE To estimate the societal economic burden and the governmental budgetary impact of the following visual disorders among US adults aged 40 years and older: visual impairment, blindness,Expand
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Type 2 diabetes among North American children and adolescents: an epidemiologic review and a public health perspective.
OBJECTIVES To review the magnitude, characteristics, and public health importance of type 2 diabetes in North American youth. RESULTS Among 15- to 19-year-old North American Indians, prevalence ofExpand
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A Diabetes Report Card for the United States: Quality of Care in the 1990s
Context There are no recent national evaluations of diabetes care in the United States. Contribution Using data from two national surveys, this study documents a substantial gap between theExpand
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Impact of Recent Increase in Incidence on Future Diabetes Burden
In an earlier study, we had forecasted 39 million with diagnosed diabetes in 2050 in the U.S. (1,2). However, since then, national diabetes incidence increased (3) and the relative risk of deathExpand
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Achievement of goals in U.S. diabetes care, 1999-2010.
BACKGROUND Tracking national progress in diabetes care may aid in the evaluation of past efforts and identify residual gaps in care. METHODS We analyzed data for adults with self-reported diabetesExpand
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Type 2 diabetes among North adolescents: An epidemiologic health perspective
Objectives: To review the magnitude, characteristics, and public health importance of type 2 diabetes in North American youth. Results: Among 15- to 19-year-old North American Indians, prevalence ofExpand
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Forecasting age-related macular degeneration through the year 2050: the potential impact of new treatments.
OBJECTIVE To forecast age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and its consequences in the United States through the year 2050 with different treatment scenarios. METHODS We simulated cases of earlyExpand
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