Easier Access To Eye Checks For Diabetics, Australia

Improving access to vital eye checks for people with diabetes has been the focus of two Australian research groups. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) – blindness caused by diabetes — remains a major cause of visual impairment in working-age Australians despite the availability of testing for early detection and treatment of the degenerative disease. Two new studies, published in the latest edition of the Medical Journal of Australia, investigate possibilities for improving the uptake of available testing in both rural and urban settings… (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Find the best Christmas presents and January Sales in the UK with this simple shopping directory.
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