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|Title:||Frequency and risk factors of non-retinopathy ocular conditions in people with diabetes: The Singapore Malay Eye Study||Authors:||Chiang, P.P.-C.
|Issue Date:||Feb-2013||Citation:||Chiang, P.P.-C., Lamoureux, E.L., Zheng, Y., Tay, W.T., Mitchell, P., Wang, J.J., Wong, T.Y. (2013-02). Frequency and risk factors of non-retinopathy ocular conditions in people with diabetes: The Singapore Malay Eye Study. Diabetic Medicine 30 (2) : e32-e40. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1111/dme.12053||Abstract:||Aim: To investigate the frequency and risk factors of non-retinopathy ocular conditions in persons with diabetes. Methods: A population-based cross-sectional study of 3176 Malay persons aged between 40 and 79 years in Singapore was conducted. Cataract, glaucoma, refractive errors, age-related macular degeneration, dry eye, epiretinal membrane, ocular hypertension and retinal conditions were assessed based on standardized interviews, clinical examinations and laboratory investigations. Results: A total of 768 participants (24.2%) had diabetes. People with diabetes were more likely to have cortical cataract (52.1 vs. 37.3%, P||Source Title:||Diabetic Medicine||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/109351||ISSN:||07423071||DOI:||10.1111/dme.12053|
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