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Longitudinal studies of incidence and progression of diabetic retinopathy assessed by retinal photography in pima indians.

Authors
  • Looker, Helen C
  • Krakoff, Jonathan
  • Knowler, William C
  • Bennett, Peter H
  • Klein, Ronald
  • Hanson, Robert L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Diabetes Care
Publisher
American Diabetes Association
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2003
Volume
26
Issue
2
Pages
320–326
Identifiers
PMID: 12547856
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Although retinopathy tends to worsen over time, some eyes show improvement, especially in patients with minimal nonproliferative retinopathy. As in other populations, glycemic control is the major modifiable risk factor for the development and progression of retinopathy.

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