diabetic retinopathy


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diabetic retinopathy

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Noun1.diabetic retinopathy - retinopathy involving damage to the small blood vessels in the retina; results from chronically high blood glucose levels in people with poorly controlled diabetes
retinopathy - a disease of the retina that can result in loss of vision
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Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness among working-age Americans.
Uncontrolled conditions of diabetes may lead to severe visual impairment and all patients with diabetes are at risk of developing diabetic retinopathy," Dr Naser told the GDN.
Fortunately, we have a national screening programme in Wales that can help protect your sight - a programme that is internationally recognised for the quality of its service - the Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Service for Wales (DRSSW).
It is well established that early detection and timely treatment of diabetic retinopathy reduces vision loss in adults, and some physician organizations recommend screening children for diabetic retinopathy annually starting at an early age -- after age 9, or from 3 to 5 years after diagnosis.
This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global diabetic retinopathy market for the period 2015-2019.
The leading cause of newly diagnosed vision loss in the United States is diabetic retinopathy and macular edema, both primary contributors to diabetic induced loss of sight.
Syed Jamil Ahmed informed that diabetic retinopathy becomes particularly dangerous when left untreated, often causing some loss of vision and even blindness, in severe cases.
The Akimba mouse model was developed by Professor Elizabeth Rakoczy at the Department of Molecular Ophthalmology (DMO) of LEI, Perth, Australia in an effort to accelerate identification of the complex disease processes of diabetic retinopathy and to test novel drug candidates for diabetic retinopathy in a murine model.
In 2007, a pilot study in Cape Town evaluated the impact of mobile fundus photography to screen for diabetic retinopathy.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (PDR) - Pipeline Review, H2 2012', provides an overview of the indication's therapeutic pipeline.
We are aware of the problem in some parts of Wales and this was highlighted in a review of the Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Service Wales.