Relationship between fasting glucose and retinopathy for diagnosis of diabetes: results from a population-based study in urban and rural China.

@article{Jonas2010RelationshipBF,
  title={Relationship between fasting glucose and retinopathy for diagnosis of diabetes: results from a population-based study in urban and rural China.},
  author={Jost Bruno Jonas and Liang Xu and Xi Xie and Ya Xing Wang},
  journal={Retina},
  year={2010},
  volume={30 8},
  pages={1223-7}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between the fasting plasma glucose cutoff of 7 mmol/L and the presence of retinopathy in a population in China. METHODS The Beijing Eye Study 2006 is a population-based study, which included 3,251 subjects aged >or= 45 years. By using fundus photographs, retinopathy was assessed according to… CONTINUE READING