Glycaemic threshold for diabetes-specific retinopathy among individuals from Saudi Arabia, Algeria and Portugal.

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  • Thomas Peter Almdal
  • Line Neerup Handlos
  • Dorte Vistisen
  • M Valerius
  • E Juul
  • KE Nielsen
  • LB Nielsen
  • A Sheikh
  • M Belhadj
  • D Nadir
  • S Zinai
  • J Raposo
  • Lund-Andersen, Henrik
  • Daniel Rinse Witte
We studied the glycaemic threshold and prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in screen-detected diabetes in Saudi Arabia, Algeria and Portugal. The prevalence of diabetes-specific retinopathy started to increase at an HbA1c level of 6-6.4% and in individuals with HbA1c >7.0% the prevalence was 6.0%.
Original languageEnglish
JournalDiabetes Research and Clinical Practise
Volume103
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)e44-46
Number of pages3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2014

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