endocrinology

Glycaemic control over lifespan impacts retinopathy risk

Children with type 1 diabetes need to maintain tight glycaemic control throughout their lives to reduce their risk of severe retinopathy in adulthood, new research suggests. The retrospective data linkage study involving over 500 people with childhood onset type 1 diabetes diagnosed between 1975 and 2010 found that after adjusting for duration of diabetes, HbA1c ...

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