Diabetic retinopathy

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Telemedicine-Based Eye Examinations Enhance Access, Reduce Costs, and Increase Satisfaction for Low-Income and Minority Patients with Diabetes 05/14/13

Community Health Center, Inc., Connecticut's largest federally qualified health center with 13 primary care sites and more than 200 service locations, developed a comprehensive annual visit for...

Telemedicine-Based Diabetes Management Program Focusing on Education and Eye Exams Improves Self-Management Capabilities and Outcomes For Low-Income Rural Patients 01/24/08

Diabetes TeleCare is a disease management program that provides remote education and eye screenings to low-income individuals in rural South Carolina via telemedicine technology. The goal is to...

Remote Retinal Screening Facilitates Diagnosis and Treatment of Retinopathy for Poor and/or Uninsured Patients With Diabetes in Rural California 12/18/07

During a 2-year study at 13 rural primary care clinics, diabetic retinal screening was provided to more than 12,000 patients in California's Central Valley, an area where many residents are poor...

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Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Practice Guide 01/04/12

This guide presents the practical aspects of developing a remote diabetic retinopathy screening (DRS) program along with general guidelines and recommendations for performing DRS based on experiences in community clinics in California.
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Diabetes Care: Tools and Resources on Clinical Guidelines, Comprehensive Visits, and Periodic Examinations 03/19/08

This toolkit contains information about comprehensive diabetes exams focused on symptoms and complications of diabetes. The toolkit explains how to differentiate a comprehensive diabetes exam from an annual physical. By providing a specialized...

Working Together to Manage Diabetes: A Guide for Pharmacy, Podiatry, Optometry, and Dental Professionals 03/19/08

This guide reinforces consistent diabetes messages across the four disciplines—pharmacy, podiatry, optometry, and dentistry (PPOD)—and promotes a team approach to comprehensive diabetes care that encourages collaboration among all care providers...

Management of Diabetes Mellitus in Primary Care Algorithm E: Eye Care 12/17/07

This algorithm is derived from the evidence-based clinical practice guideline, Management of Diabetes Mellitus, developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense (VA/DoD). It is intended to:

  • Promote...
Diabetes Can Harm Your Vision 12/17/07

This brochure gives people with diabetes information about the effects of that disease on vision and types of eye disease.

This brochure includes the following sections:

  • Meet two people with diabetes
  • Facts about diabetes...

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