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Preventing and detecting early vascular effects of diabetes: Improvement must continue or costs will escalate

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 14 September 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:601
  1. D J Kinshuck, associate specialist, ophthalmology (
  1. Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B75 7RR

    EDITOR—As editor of a diabetic retinopathy website with patients regulary sending letters, I agree with Marshall and Flyvberg's comments.1 Care is rapidly improving across the United Kingdom, but around a quarter of patients with retinopathy still present with severe retinopathy at time of diagnosis of diabetes. They have …

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