Incidence and progression of diabetic retinopathy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A five year cohort study


AIMS To describe the incidence and progression of retinopathy in people with diabetes in Southern Malawi over 5 years. To document visual loss in a setting where laser treatment is not available. METHODS Subjects from a cohort sampled from a hospital-based, primary-care diabetes clinic in 2007 were traced in 2012. Laser treatment was not available… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181359


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