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Diabetes in China

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In 2010, the China National Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders Study Group and the International Diabetes Federation reported that 93 million Chinese adults have diabetes, comprising 9.7% of the Chinese adult population.1,2 The China National Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders Study Group categorized those 93 million adults into two groups:  49.3 million living in urban areas and 43.1 million living in rural areas. ... Read More »

Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer (RNFL) Changes in Type 2 Diabetes taking Cholesterol Lowering Medications

INTRODUCTION Diabetes has been associated with diabetic neuropathy and now implicated in neurodegenerative disorders.1Glaucoma, according to recent studies, can be considered a neurodegenerative disease, with retinal ganglion cell (RGC) loss and characteristic optic nerve head changes and visual field defects.2, 3 The axons of RGC which compose the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL), is the most superficial layer of the ten ... Read More »