You can view the current or previous issues of Diabetes Health online, in their entirety, anytime you want.
Click Here To View
Latest Diabetes Articles
Popular Diabetes Articles
Highly Recommended Diabetes Articles
Send a link to this page to your friends and colleagues.
More Than 1/3 Not Adhering to Vision-Care Guidelines
On March 1, the American Academy of Ophthalmology reported that more than one third of people with diabetes do not adhere to vision care guidelines established by both the Academy and the American Diabetes Association.
In a study conducted by the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University Medical Center at Stony Brook, New York, researchers asked 2,308 people with diabetes if they had a yearly dilated eye examination. Eight hundred thirteen study participants (35 percent) reported they had not received dilated eye examinations in the year prior to the study interview.
Researchers said factors affecting whether or not patients with diabetes received dilated eye examinations included:
Apr 1, 2001
Diabetes Health is the essential resource for people living with diabetes- both newly diagnosed and experienced as well as the professionals who care for them. We provide balanced expert news and information on living healthfully with diabetes. Each issue includes cutting-edge editorial coverage of new products, research, treatment options, and meaningful lifestyle issues.