Volume : VII, Issue : VII, July - 2018

A STUDY OF RETINOPATHY IN PRE DIABETES IN A TERTIARY CARE CENTRE

Pooja Patil, S. Home, A. Mitra, D. Mukherjee

Abstract :

 Background: Diabetes is a chronic disease that has a prolonged prediabetic phase with speci􀃶c microvasular

complications like nephropathy ,retinopathy, neuropathy that can begin during prediabetic phase itself.
objective: The study is intended to know the relative prevalence of retinopathy among prediabetes patients.
Methodology: A total of 100 subjects with prediabetes ,visiting medicine OPD during the period of 6 months were included in the study.
Qualifying patients underwent detailed history, clinical examination, direct and indirect ophthalmoscopy,
Results: Among IFG and/or IGT (Prediabetes), 6% patients had very mild Non proliferative diabetic retinopathy.
Conclusion: Microvascular complications such as retinopathy can be present in Prediabetes, though their prevalence is low.

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Pooja patil, S. Home, A. Mitra, D. Mukherjee, A STUDY OF RETINOPATHY IN PRE DIABETES IN A TERTIARY CARE CENTRE, GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-7 | Issue-7 | July-2018


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