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Screening for retinopathy in the pediatric patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15995070     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
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.
Gregg T Lueder; Janet Silverstein;
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Practice Guideline    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatrics     Volume:  116     ISSN:  1098-4275     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatrics     Publication Date:  2005 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-07-04     Completed Date:  2005-12-13     Revised Date:  2006-02-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376422     Medline TA:  Pediatrics     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  270-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 / complications*
Diabetic Retinopathy / diagnosis*,  prevention & control,  therapy
Diagnostic Techniques, Ophthalmological
Risk Factors
Comment In:
Pediatrics. 2006 Feb;117(2):586; author reply 586-7   [PMID:  16452386 ]

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