Cataract was the principle cause of visual impairment and blindness in Shanghai residents with type 2 diabetes.

@article{Xu2016CataractWT,
  title={Cataract was the principle cause of visual impairment and blindness in Shanghai residents with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Xian Ru Xu and Jiangnan He and Xun Xu and Xuan Du and Xuelin Bai and Bo Zhang and Xiangui He and Li-na Lu and Jianfeng Zhu and Haidong Zou},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica},
  year={2016},
  volume={94 3},
  pages={e246-7}
}
Editor, O ver the last three decades, there was a spectacular rise in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in nearly every nation around the world (Chen et al. 2012). Among the diabetic population, visual impairment was not rare. In 2001, a population-based study found a 2.84% prevalence of significant visual impairment (<6/18) in 6482 diabetic… CONTINUE READING