Lack of knowledge of glycosylated hemoglobin in patients with diabetic retinopathy.

Journal Article

We surveyed 220 patients with diabetic retinopathy attending a tertiary eye hospital in Australia, and found that knowledge of HbA(1c), and the proportion achieving target level of <7%, remained low in patients with diabetic retinopathy. These data re-emphasize the gap between clinical guidelines and actual management of patients with diabetes.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wang, S; Tikellis, G; Wong, N; Wong, TY; Wang, JJ

Published Date

  • July 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 81 / 1

Start / End Page

  • e15 - e17

PubMed ID

  • 18450314

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1872-8227

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0168-8227

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.diabres.2008.03.011

Language

  • eng