Prevalence and determinants of retinopathy in a cohort of Lebanese type II diabetic patients.

OBJECTIVE Our aim was to determine the prevalence and the risk factors for diabetic retinopathy (DR) in a cohort of type II diabetic patients in Lebanon. DESIGN Prospective observational cohort study. PARTICIPANTS Five hundred consecutive patients with type II diabetes mellitus followed at the American University of Beirut Medical Center diabetes clinic… (More)