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Around 1 in 5 individuals with diabetes in the NEI-sponsored Los Angeles Latino Eye Study (LALES) was newly diagnosed during the study. Of those who were newly diagnosed, 23% were found to have diabetic retinopathy.

Varma R, Torres M, Pena F, Klein R, et al. Prevalence of Diabetic Retinopathy in Adult Latinos: The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study. Ophthalmol. 2004; 111(7): 1298-1306. http://www.ophsource.org/periodicals/ophtha/article/S0161-6420(04)00336-7/abstract

Reference

Title
Prevalence of Diabetic Retinopathy in Adult Latinos: The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
Publication
Ophthalmol
Publication Date
2004
Authors
Varma R, Torres M, Pena F, Klein R, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 111, Issue 7
Pages
1298-1306
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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