Screening for retinopathy in the pediatric patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

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Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the leading cause of blindness in young adults in the United States. Early identification and treatment of DR can decrease the risk of vision loss in affected patients. This clinical report reviews the risk factors for the development of DR and screening guidance for pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Lueder, GT; Silverstein, J; American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Ophthalmology and Section on Endocrinology,

Published Date

  • July 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 116 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 270 - 273

PubMed ID

  • 15995070

Pubmed Central ID

  • 15995070

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-4275

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1542/peds.2005-0875


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States