Prolonged effect of intensive therapy on the risk of retinopathy complications in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: 10 years after the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial.

@article{White2008ProlongedEO,
  title={Prolonged effect of intensive therapy on the risk of retinopathy complications in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: 10 years after the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial.},
  author={N. H. White and Wanjie Sun and Patricia A. Cleary and Ronald P. Danis and Matthew D. Davis and Dean P. Hainsworth and Larry D Hubbard and John M Lachin and David Matthew Nathan},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={126 12},
  pages={1707-15}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the persistence of the original treatment effects 10 years after the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) in the follow-up Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) study. In the DCCT, intensive therapy aimed at near-normal glycemia reduced the risk of microvascular complications of type 1 diabetes mellitus compared with conventional therapy. METHODS Retinopathy was evaluated by fundus photography in 1211 subjects at EDIC year 10. Further… CONTINUE READING
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