Incidence of sight-threatening retinopathy in Type 1 diabetes in a systematic screening programme.

@article{Younis2003IncidenceOS,
  title={Incidence of sight-threatening retinopathy in Type 1 diabetes in a systematic screening programme.},
  author={Naveed Younis and Deborah M. Broadbent and Simon Peter Harding and Jiten P Vora},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={20 9},
  pages={758-65}
}
AIM To measure the cumulative incidence of any retinopathy, maculopathy and sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy (STDR), and calculate optimal screening intervals by retinopathy grade at baseline for patients with Type 1 diabetes attending an established systematic retinal screening programme. METHODS All patients with Type 1 diabetes registered with enrolled general practitioners, excluding only those attending an ophthalmologist, were studied if retinopathy data was available at baseline… CONTINUE READING