Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy, cataract and visual impairment in patients with diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa.

@article{Glover2012PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy, cataract and visual impairment in patients with diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa.},
  author={S. J. Glover and Philip I. Burgess and Danielle B. Cohen and Simon Peter Harding and Helma W C Hofland and Eduard Evert Zijlstra and Theresa J. Allain},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2012},
  volume={96 2},
  pages={156-61}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS There are few published data on the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in sub-Saharan Africa. We report the prevalence of all grades of retinopathy and associations with systemic parameters in patients attending a secondary care diabetes clinic in Blantyre, Malawi. METHODS Cross-sectional study of all patients attending for diabetes care in a hospital setting. Clinical examination and biochemical testing was performed to assess visual acuity (VA), grade of retinopathy (slit… CONTINUE READING

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