Advances & More News / Broadcasting from Canada: Global Prevalence of Diabetic Retinopathy ~7 Percent in Pediatric T2DM Patients

The prevalence of diabetic retinopathy (DR) is 6.99 percent in pediatric type 2 diabetes (T2D) and increases with time since diagnosis, according to a meta-analysis published online March 17 in JAMA Network Open. Milena Cioana, from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and colleagues estimated the global prevalence of DR in pediatric T2D in a systematic review and meta-analysis. The pooled analysis included 27 studies, with 5,924 unique patients. Source: Advances and More licensed by HealthDay

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