Research repeats 1964 paradox

Researchers say they have confirmed a paradox from a Lancet paper published in 1964 – that patients with RA and diabetes are less likely to have diabetic retinopathy. The analysis of 256,331 medicare diabetes patients found the eye disease was less prevalent in people with RA compared to people without (13.7% vs 16.1%, P ≤ 0.01). ...

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