What is it about?

This reviews studies on the effect of diabetes on the ocular surface.

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Why is it important?

Diabetes mellitus is increasing in prevalence due to modernisation.


It is important to assess tear function as well as neurological status in the cornea. Some previous studies did not adjust for the confounding effect of tear function on nerve morphology.

Prof Louis Tong
National University of Singapore

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This page is a summary of: A systematic review on the impact of diabetes mellitus on the ocular surface, Nutrition and Diabetes, March 2017, Springer Science + Business Media, DOI: 10.1038/nutd.2017.4.
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