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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has completed patient enrollment in its TIME-2b study, a Phase 2b clinical trial designed to assess the efficacy and safety of Aerpio's lead candidate AKB-9778 for patients with moderate to severe non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy, the company said.
Methods: Two hundred fifty patients (500 eyes) who were suspected as diabetic retinopathy and admitted to the hospital between February 2015 and December 2016 were selected.
Among almost 9,500 middle aged and older adults, those with moderate diabetic retinopathy were almost twice as likely as individuals with diabetes but no eye damage to experience falls during the study.
The novel method for both diagnosing the presence of diabetic retinopathy and classifying its severity combines deep learning techniques and dictionary-based data to incorporate pathologies that are specific to the disease.
Key Words: Vitamin D, Diabetic retinopathy, Diabetes mellitus
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 FDA granted Lucentis Priority Review for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy without DME based on an analysis of the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Networks (DRCR.
This approval will allow Lucentis to become the first and only FDA-approved medicine to treat diabetic retinopathy in people who have been diagnosed either with or without diabetic macular oedema.
Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a microangiopathy of the retina, in which the visual acuity is lost when the area of the sharpest vision on the retina is affected severely by the pre or intraretinal hemorrhages, macular edema, retinal tractional and detachment, or due to loss of capillaries of the peripheral loop network (Kollias and Ulbig, 2010).
He informed that like many conditions of this nature, the early stages of diabetic retinopathy can occur without symptoms and without pain.