Is risk of diabetic retinopathy lower in Australia's Greek-born migrants?

@article{Brazionis2010IsRO,
  title={Is risk of diabetic retinopathy lower in Australia's Greek-born migrants?},
  author={Laima Brazionis and K G Rowley and Catherine Itsiopoulos and Kerin O'dea},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={660-5}
}
AIM The standardized cardiovascular disease death rate for the Greek population in Crete has increased since the 1960s, unlike the all-cause and cardiovascular disease death rate for Australia's Greek migrant population, which has remained paradoxically low. A small window of opportunity remains in which the vascular profile of this interesting atypical migrant population can be characterized. This study assessed whether ethnicity modulates the risk of diabetic retinopathy in Greek-born… CONTINUE READING