Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 6th, 2006
Scientists in Japan conducted a study "to evaluate the contribution of perioperative glycemic control to progression of diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy. Postoperative progression of diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy were compared in 87 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who underwent monocular phacoemulsification cataract surgery performed by a single surgeon."
"Twenty-seven patients had had poor glycemic control preoperatively and underwent rapid preoperative glycemic correction; 30 patients had poor control preoperatively that was not...
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