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Clinical Advances in Eye Care for People with Diabetes

Quiz for CE Credit

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1. An annual eye examination to detect retinopathy in people with diabetes can prevent vision loss/blindness and is an IHS Standard of Care.

2. Primary care management of diabetic retinopathy is extremely beneficial and efforts of the primary care team in Indian country over the past 20 years have contributed to about a 50% reduction in the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy.

3. A fenofibrate randomized clinical control trial in 2005 and then followed up again in 2010, showed that fenofibrate, particularly when applied early in the course of diabetic retinopathy can be useful in decreasing in the progression of diabetic retinopathy and the need for treatment.

4. Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of new blindness in working age adults.

5. Blindness due to diabetes can be eliminated by timely diagnosis and treatment.

6. The focus of primary care departments in taking care of people with diabetes to control the blood pressure, control the glucose, control the lipids will ultimately help decreased the risk for diabetic retinopathy development and progression.