Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 9th, 2004
"It is well known that diabetes is a risk factor for many complications including diabetic retinopathy and nephropathy, An interesting question is whether a diabetic patient who has developed a retinopathy develops a nephropathy sooner," according to researchers in Italy.
"We approached this problem by calculating the conditional probability that a diabetic patient will develop a second complication, given that they had already developed the first complication. We also proposed the application of Bayes' formula to estimate the probability of developing the second complication,...
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