Longitudinal Association of Glucose Metabolism With Retinopathy

  title={Longitudinal Association of Glucose Metabolism With Retinopathy},
  author={Robyn Jennifer Tapp and Gabriella Tikellis and Tien Yin Wong and Colin Alex Harper and Paul Zev Zimmet and Jonathan E Shaw},
  journal={Diabetes Care},
  pages={1349 - 1354}
OBJECTIVE We determined the longitudinal association of glucose metabolism with retinopathy in a sample of the Australian population. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The Australian Diabetes Obesity and Lifestyle (AusDiab) study is a national, longitudinal study of adults aged > or =25 years from 42 randomly selected areas of Australia. Retinopathy was assessed at baseline in 1999-2000 and 5 years later in 2004-2005 in participants identified as having diabetes (based on self-report and oral… CONTINUE READING


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