C-reactive protein, body mass index, and diabetic retinopathy.

@article{Lim2010CreactivePB,
  title={C-reactive protein, body mass index, and diabetic retinopathy.},
  author={Laurence Shen Lim and E. Shyong Tai and Paul Lr Mitchell and Jie Jin Wang and Wan Ting Tay and Ecosse Luc Lamoureux and Tien Yin Wong},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 9},
  pages={
          4458-63
        }
}
PURPOSE C-reactive protein (CRP) is an inflammatory biomarker that may be associated with diabetic retinopathy (DR), but body mass index (BMI) is an important confounder of this relationship. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between CRP, BMI, and existing DR. METHODS This was a population-based, cross-sectional study on 718 persons with diabetes in the Singapore Malay Eye Study (SiMES). Diabetes was defined as random glucose>or=11.1 mmol/L, on diabetic medication or… CONTINUE READING

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