February 17, 2017

Diabetic Eye Issues a Growing Problem in Youth with the Disease

A large, national study conducted by resident physician Sophia Wang, MD, with Joshua Stein, MD, MS, and Thomas Gardner, MD, MS, suggest youths with T1DM or T2DM exhibit a considerable risk for diabetic retinopathy and should undergo regular screenings by eye-care professionals to ensure timely DR diagnosis and limit progression to vision-threatening disease.