• Dementia Risk Factors Vary By Age

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    Risk factors associated with developing dementia varied by age, a longitudinal analysis showed.
    At age 55, diabetes and high systolic blood pressure were the most important predictors of...
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  • Cystatin C shows potential value as biomarker for sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy

    Cystatin C shows potential value as biomarker for sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Circulating cystatin C, a protein encoded by the CST3 gene, could potentially be used as a biomarker to identify patients with type 2 diabetes at risk for sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy.
    In a multicenter study conducted in three outpatient ophthalmology clinics in the United Kingdom and two centers in India, 13 previously verified circulating biomarkers for sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy were evaluated. Five hundred thirty-eight participants, approximately half from the U.K. and half from India, were included, and 629 blood samples were collected. Weighted logistic
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  • Diabetic Retinopathy Risk, Severity Show Socioeconomic Links

    Diabetic Retinopathy Risk, Severity Show Socioeconomic Links

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Low income and type of health insurance was associated with an increased prevalence of medical risk factors for diabetic retinopathy as well as the risk for vision-threatening disease.
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