Type 1 diabetes

Sight threatening retinopathy upsurge in teens with poorly controlled diabetes

The emergence of sight-threatening retinopathy in teenagers with diabetes has led to calls for increased screening for those with poor glycaemic control and a young age of diagnosis. Paediatric endocrinologists at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney have expressed concern about a recent increase in adolescents presenting with sight-threatening retinopathy, which they say appears to ...

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