Prevalence of and risk factors for diabetic retinopathy in Koreans with type II diabetes: baseline characteristics of Seoul Metropolitan City-Diabetes Prevention Program (SMC-DPP) participants.

@article{Park2012PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of and risk factors for diabetic retinopathy in Koreans with type II diabetes: baseline characteristics of Seoul Metropolitan City-Diabetes Prevention Program (SMC-DPP) participants.},
  author={Cheol Young Park and Se Eun Park and Ji Cheol Bae and Won Jun Kim and Sung Woo Park and Man Mook Ha and Su Song},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2012},
  volume={96 2},
  pages={151-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prevalence of and risk factors for diabetic retinopathy (DR) in Koreans with type II diabetes. METHODS Subjects (400 male, 296 female) aged 30-65 years (mean 55.3 years) with hyperglycaemia (fasting plasma glucose ≥7.0 mmol/ml) or known diabetes (mean±SD duration 6.36±5.73 years) were enrolled in the Seoul Metro-City Diabetes Prevention Program (SMC-DPP) from September 2008 to September 2009. The severity of DR was diagnosed by grading fundus photographs taken from… CONTINUE READING

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