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, Henrik Lund-Andersen, 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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