Associations between Retinal Markers of Microvascular Disease and Cognitive Impairment in Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Case Control Study

@inproceedings{Naidu2016AssociationsBR,
  title={Associations between Retinal Markers of Microvascular Disease and Cognitive Impairment in Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Case Control Study},
  author={Vasanth Venkat Naidu and Khalida Ismail and Stephanie Amiel and Reena Kohli and Roxanne R. Crosby-Nwaobi and Sobha Sivaprasad and Robert Stewart and Alfred S Lewin},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate associations between retinal microvascular changes and cognitive impairment in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus. DESIGN Case control study. SETTING A primary care cohort with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus. METHODS For this analysis, we compared 69 cases with lowest decile scores (for the cohort) on the Modified Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status and 68 controls randomly selected from the remainder of the cohort. Retinal images were rated… CONTINUE READING