Prevalence of retinopathy among adults with self-reported diabetes mellitus: the Sri Lanka diabetes and Cardiovascular Study

@inproceedings{Katulanda2014PrevalenceOR,
  title={Prevalence of retinopathy among adults with self-reported diabetes mellitus: the Sri Lanka diabetes and Cardiovascular Study},
  author={Prasad Katulanda and Priyanga Ranasinghe and Ranil Jayawardena},
  booktitle={BMC ophthalmology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND At present there are no large scale nationally-representative studies from Sri Lanka on the prevalence and associations of Diabetic Retinopathy (DR). The present study aims to evaluate the prevalence and risk factors for DR in a community-based nationally-representative sample of adults with self-reported diabetes mellitus from Sri Lanka. METHODS A cross-sectional community-based national study among 5,000 adults (≥18 years) was conducted in Sri Lanka, using a multi-stage… CONTINUE READING

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