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To the Editor We read with great interest the recent article by Bressler et al1 describing the current state of diabetic eye care in the United States. The lack of clinical eye care being provided to patients with diabetes mellitus is both alarming and concerning, especially in light of advances in vision-preserving treatment for diabetic macular edema (DME).
Armstrong GW, Mahmud I, Migliori ME. Vulnerable Populations in the Underuse of the US Health Care System by Persons With Diabetes Mellitus and Diabetic Macular Edema. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(8):1030. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.1759