Retinopathy, glucose, and insulin in an elderly population. The Rotterdam Study.

@article{Stolk1995RetinopathyGA,
  title={Retinopathy, glucose, and insulin in an elderly population. The Rotterdam Study.},
  author={Ronald P. Stolk and Johannes R. Vingerling and Paulus T. V. M. de Jong and Ida Dielemans and Albert Hofman and Steven W. J. Lamberts and Huibert A. P. Pols and Diederick E. Grobbee},
  journal={Diabetes},
  year={1995},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={11-5}
}
We studied the association between retinopathy and glucose metabolism in a population-based study of elderly men and women. Glucose metabolism was assessed by serum fructosamine and a nonfasting oral glucose tolerance test, and retinopathy was evaluated by fundus photography. Retinopathy was present in 296 of 6,191 subjects examined (4.8%; 120 men and 176 women). Serum glucose and fructosamine levels were higher in subjects with retinopathy compared with those without (8.4 vs. 6.8 mmol/l and… CONTINUE READING

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