This commentary discusses a cross-sectional study published in JAMA Ophthalmology that investigated association of body fat distribution with diabetic retinopathy in an Asian population with type 2 diabetes.
A 50-year-old man reported experiencing blurry vision for 5 months. He has a BMI of 30.6 and blood pressure of 160/102 mm Hg. Dilated retinal examination showed arteriolar narrowing, microaneurysms, intraretinal hemorrhaging, and cotton-wool spots. What would you do next?
This randomized trial reports that in patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy, ranibizumab treatment resulted in visual acuity that was noninferior to panretinal photocoagulation treatment at 2-year follow-up.
This commentary discusses a cluster randomized trial published in JAMA Ophthalmology that compared the effects of personalized education and risk assessment vs usual care during retinal ophthalmologic visits on hemoglobin A1c levels among patients with diabetes.