Systemic considerations in the management of diabetic retinopathy.

  title={Systemic considerations in the management of diabetic retinopathy.},
  author={Lloyd Paul Aiello and Mark T Cahill and Jun S Wong},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={132 5},
PURPOSE To highlight the systemic factors which affect onset and/or progression of diabetic retinopathy (DR) and to emphasize the role and responsibilities of ophthalmologists and other eye care providers to ensure that appropriate systemic medical evaluation of the patient with diabetes is being pursued. DESIGN Literature review of publications relevant to diabetic retinopathy, blood glucose control, diabetes mellitus type, hypertension, renal disease, elevated serum lipids, exercise… CONTINUE READING


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