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dc.titleRetinal arteriolar narrowing predicts incidence of diabetes
dc.contributor.authorNguyen, T.T.
dc.contributor.authorWang, J.J.
dc.contributor.authorIslam, F.M.A.
dc.contributor.authorMitchell, P.
dc.contributor.authorTapp, R.J.
dc.contributor.authorZimmet, P.Z.
dc.contributor.authorSimpson, R.
dc.contributor.authorShaw, J.
dc.contributor.authorWong, T.Y.
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-26T07:47:45Z
dc.date.available2014-11-26T07:47:45Z
dc.date.issued2008-03
dc.identifier.citationNguyen, T.T., Wang, J.J., Islam, F.M.A., Mitchell, P., Tapp, R.J., Zimmet, P.Z., Simpson, R., Shaw, J., Wong, T.Y. (2008-03). Retinal arteriolar narrowing predicts incidence of diabetes. Diabetes 57 (3) : 536-539. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.2337/db07-1376
dc.identifier.issn00121797
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/109595
dc.description.abstractOBJECTIVE-To examine the relationship of retinal vascular caliber to incident diabetes in a population-based cohort. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS- The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle (AusDiab) Study recruited adults aged 25+ years across Australia in 1999-2000, with a follow-up 5 years later in 2004-2005. Participants' glycemic status was classified using fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and 2-h oral glucose tolerance (2-h plasma glucose [2hPG]) tests. Diabetes was diagnosed if FPG was ≥7.0 mmol/l or 2hPG was ≥11.1 mmol/l. Retinal vascular caliber was measured from baseline retinal photographs using a computer-assisted program. RESULTS- Of the 803 participants without diabetes at baseline, 108 (13.4%) developed diabetes at follow-up: 7 (2.8%) of 246 participants with normal glucose tolerance, 9 (13.6%) of 66 participants with impaired fasting glucose, and 92 (18.7%) of 491 participants with impaired glucose tolerance. After multivariate analysis, participants with narrower retinal arteriolar caliber had a higher risk of diabetes (odds ratio 2.21 [95% CI 1.02-4.80], comparing smallest versus highest arteriolar caliber tertiles, P = 0.04 for trend). There was no association between retinal venular caliber and incident diabetes. CONCLUSIONS-Narrower retinal arteriolar caliber predicted risk of diabetes. These data provide further evidence that micro-vascular changes may contribute to the pathogenesis of diabetes. © 2008 by the American Diabetes Association.
dc.description.urihttp://libproxy1.nus.edu.sg/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/db07-1376
dc.sourceScopus
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentOPHTHALMOLOGY
dc.description.doi10.2337/db07-1376
dc.description.sourcetitleDiabetes
dc.description.volume57
dc.description.issue3
dc.description.page536-539
dc.description.codenDIAEA
dc.identifier.isiut000253800900006
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