Diabetic eye screening in Malaysia: findings from the National Health and Morbidity Survey 2006.

@article{Goh2010DiabeticES,
  title={Diabetic eye screening in Malaysia: findings from the National Health and Morbidity Survey 2006.},
  author={P P Goh and Mohammed Z. Al Omar and Ahmad Faudzi Mohd Yusoff},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 8},
  pages={631-4}
}
INTRODUCTION Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the commonest complication of diabetes mellitus (DM), and is the leading cause of blindness among working adults. Modification of the associated risk factors as well as early detection and treatment of sight-threatening DR can prevent blindness. Clinical practice guidelines recommend annual eye screening for patients with DM. The proportion of patients in Malaysia who adhere to this recommendation was initially unknown. METHODS The Malaysian National… CONTINUE READING

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