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New frontiers of diabetic research in the eye

Edited by: Prof. Jianhua Wang

As one of the major complications of diabetes mellitus (DM), diabetic retinopathy (DR) is one of the leading causes of new cases of blindness worldwide. DR is a multifactorial disease, which potentially leads to irreversible retinal damage if timely and effective treatments are not in place. This thematic series focuses on the recent applications of retinal imaging, nutritional therapies and medical Foods as well as other novel research on DR. It aims to publish review articles and original research of the latest discovery in the field.

This series was published in Eye and Vision.

  1. Content type: Research

    To investigate the retinal capillary density (RCD) of the macula using optical coherence tomography angiography (OCT-A) in type 2 diabetic patients and to further determine the association with risk factors.

    Authors: Fan Tan, Qi Chen, Xiran Zhuang, Chaoming Wu, Yanying Qian, Yuanyuan Wang, Jianhua Wang, Fan Lu, Meixiao Shen and Yingzi Li

    Citation: Eye and Vision 2019 6:23

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  2. Content type: Case report

    Homocysteine and vitamin D may play a role in the development of diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and hypertension. Supplementing food with L-methylfolate and vitam...

    Authors: Jianhua Wang, Craig Brown, Ce Shi, Justin Townsend, Giovana Rosa Gameiro, Peng Wang and Hong Jiang

    Citation: Eye and Vision 2019 6:21

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