Age at Onset and the Risk of Proliferative Retinopathy in Type 1 Diabetes

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OBJECTIVE Age at onset of type 1 diabetes influences the risk of microvascular complications. However, the long-term risk of proliferative retinopathy within the wide spectrum of age at onset of type 1 diabetes is less well known. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A sample of 1,117 consecutively recruited patients was drawn from the FinnDiane Study population… (More)
DOI: 10.2337/dc09-2278

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