Preventive eye care in people with diabetes is cost-saving to the federal government. Implications for health-care reform.

@article{Javitt1994PreventiveEC,
  title={Preventive eye care in people with diabetes is cost-saving to the federal government. Implications for health-care reform.},
  author={Jonathan C. Javitt and Lloyd Paul Aiello and Yetung P. Chiang and Fredrick L. Ferris and Joseph K. Canner and Sheldon Greenfield},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={1994},
  volume={17 8},
  pages={909-17}
}
OBJECTIVE Diabetic retinopathy, which leads to macular edema and retinal neovascularization, is the leading cause of blindness among working-age Americans. Previous research has demonstrated significant cost savings associated with detection of eye disease in Americans with type I diabetes. However, detection and treatment of eye disease among those with… CONTINUE READING