CET – Diabetes and the eye part 6

Preventing diabetic retinopathy through control of systemic factors: In this article the author takes an evidence-based look at factors that modify the rate of onset and progression of diabetic retinopathy or the development of visual loss owing to DR. There are a number of systemic conditions or other factors which can exacerbate or accelerate the course of diabetic microvascular and macrovascular disease.