Global Prevalence and Major Risk Factors of Diabetic Retinopathy

  title={Global Prevalence and Major Risk Factors of Diabetic Retinopathy},
  author={Joanne W.Y. Yau and Sophie Louise Rogers and Ryo Kawasaki and Ecosse L Lamoureux and Jonathan W. Kowalski and Toke Bek and Shih-Jen Chen and Jacqueline M. Dekker and Astrid Elizabeth Fletcher and Jakob Grauslund and Steven M. Haffner and Richard F. Hamman and M. Kamran Ikram and Takamasa Kayama and Barbara E. K. Klein and Ronald Klein and Sannapaneni Krishnaiah and Korapat Mayurasakorn and Joseph Paul O’Hare and Trevor John Orchard and Massimo Porta and Mohan Rema and M. Sumender Roy and Tarun Sharma and Jonathan E Shaw and Hugh Taylor and James M. Tielsch and Rohit Varma and Jie Jin Wang and Ning Li Lu Wang and Sheila K West and L. T. Xu and Miho Yasuda and Xinzhi Zhang and Paul Mitchell and Tien Yin Wong},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
OBJECTIVE To examine the global prevalence and major risk factors for diabetic retinopathy (DR) and vision-threatening diabetic retinopathy (VTDR) among people with diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A pooled analysis using individual participant data from population-based studies around the world was performed. A systematic literature review was conducted to identify all population-based studies in general populations or individuals with diabetes who had ascertained DR from retinal… CONTINUE READING
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