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 ...
Type 1 diabetes
Sight threatening retinopathy upsurge in teens with poorly controlled diabetes
By Natasha Doyle
21 Sep 2021