Hyperhomocysteinemia is associated with the presence of retinopathy in type 2 diabetes mellitus: the Hoorn study.

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BACKGROUND Retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). Hyperhomocysteinemia is a recently recognized risk factor for cardiovascular disease, independent of established risk factors. OBJECTIVE To study the association between the homocysteine level and retinopathy among subjects with and without DM… (More)

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