Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in relation to age at onset of the diabetes, treatment, duration and glycemic control.

@article{Henricsson1996PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in relation to age at onset of the diabetes, treatment, duration and glycemic control.},
  author={Marianne Henricsson and Andreas Nilsson and Leif Groop and Anders Heijl and Lars Janzon},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica Scandinavica},
  year={1996},
  volume={74 6},
  pages={
          523-7
        }
}
To study the frequency of diabetic retinopathy in relation to age at diagnosis, treatment, duration of diabetes and glycemic control as measured by means of HbA1c levels, we performed a cross-sectional, registered-based study in the Helsingborg area of southern Sweden, comprising 2232 diabetic patients. Of the known diabetic population < 75 years old, approximately 70% were estimated to be included. We graded retinopathy according to the alternative classification of the Wisconsin study. With… CONTINUE READING
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