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Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) is a complication of high blood sugar levels from diabetes that can damage the retina and cause problems with vision. Screening dilated eye exams, early recognition and timely treatment is important to preventing vision loss that can be associated with DR.
Learn more about systemic risk management, screening guidelines and how in-office technology can facilitate screening in the primary care setting, as well as access point-of-care tools to enhance patient education by exploring different topics within the portal. Additional information about DR and how it develops, as well as available treatments can be accessed in the Diabetes Educators portal. High-definition animations, apps and other tools for your mobile phone about DR, related symptoms, treatment and multidisciplinary management can be found in HD Visual Learning.
This activity is supported by an independent medical education grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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