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Close to 50% of participants in the NEI-sponsored Los Angeles Latino Eye Study (LALES) who had diabetes, also had diabetic retinopathy.

Varma, Rohit, Mina Torres, Fernando Pena, Ronald Klein, and Stanley P. Azen. 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, Rohit, Mina Torres, Fernando Pena, Ronald Klein, and Stanley P. Azen
Volume & Issue
Volume 111, Issue 7
Pages
1298-1306
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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