The global burden of diabetes mellitus and complications Current burden and trends
Diagnosis and classification of complications of diabetes mellitus Clinical practice guidelines for diabetes and its complications
Eye care deficiencies contrbuting to blindness from diabetic retinopathy
Improving integration of eye care within diabetes management
Patient and pubic education and awareness
Core content of patient and pubic diabetic retinopathy education Materais
Disease and its complications Importance of early detection Efficacy of laser treatment
Production and dissemination of diabetic retinopathy education Materais
Development and publication of materais Integration with diabetes information Community distrbution Clinics/provider distrbution
Early diabetic retinopathy detection and screening approaches
Training of general practitioners in diabetic retinopathy detection Detection and referral within diabetes care clinics Detection within eye care clinics (prmary, secondary tertiary) Community-based screening modes
Review the global burden of diabetes mellitus, its distribution and future trends.
Identify core diabetic retinopathy related eye health education messages for integration with diabetes patient education materials.
Review evidence-based practice guidelines for diabetic retinopathy management and identify potential simplifying adaptations for pubic health application in developing country health care systems.
Define alternative approaches for screening and early detection of diabetic retinopathy among diabetic populations in different settings.
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All you need is a proper diet of fresh fruits and vegetables and get plenty of exercise and you'll be fine. Ever heard those words from your doctor? If that's all heshe recommends then you're missing out an important ingredient for health that he's not telling you. Fact is that you can adhere to the strictest diet, watch everything you eat and get the exercise of amarathon runner and still come down with diabetic complications. Diet, exercise and standard drug treatments simply aren't enough to help keep your diabetes under control.