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Comment on Chances and Limitations of the National Disease Management Guideline „Retinal Complications in Diabetes“

DOI: 10.3238/zfa.2017.0010-0011

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Günther Egidi

Keywords: National Disease Management Guideline on diabetes diabetic retinopathy ophthalmologists screening interface

Summary: As part of the new version of the German national disease management guideline on diabetic retinopathy the retinal screening interval employing funduscopy was prolonged to 2 years in patients not on higher risk. This is a relevant change for care of diabetic patients by family doctors. It is now essential to integrate this interdisciplinar agreement in daily care and to evaluate it by research.


(State: 23.01.2017)

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