Association between body mass index and diabetic retinopathy in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes

@article{Lu2014AssociationBB,
  title={Association between body mass index and diabetic retinopathy in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes},
  author={J. Lu and X. Hou and L. Zhang and Fusong Jiang and C. Hu and Y. Bao and W. Jia},
  journal={Acta Diabetologica},
  year={2014},
  volume={52},
  pages={701-708}
}
  • J. Lu, X. Hou, +4 authors W. Jia
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Acta Diabetologica
  • AimsTo explore the factors mediating the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and diabetic retinopathy (DR) in Chinese type 2 diabetes patients.MethodsThis is a cross-sectional study. Data of 2,533 patients with type 2 diabetes were studied from the Shanghai Diabetes Registry Database. DR was assessed using non-mydriatic fundus photography and graded as non-DR, mild–moderate (DR I–II), and sight-threatening (DR III–IV). BMI (kg/m2) was classified as normal weight (18.5 ≤ BMI < 25… CONTINUE READING
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