[Update on Current Care Guideline: Diabetic retinopathy]

Duodecim. 2015;131(9):893-4.
[Article in Finnish]


Good treatment of diabetes decreases the risk of diabetic retinopathy. The goals of the treatment are adequate glucose balance, blood pressure and prevention of metabolic syndrome. Every patient with diabetes should regularly be screened for diabetic retinopathy. Timely and efficient treatment of retinopathy significantly decreases the risk of visual impairment.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Diabetic Retinopathy / prevention & control*
  • Humans
  • Hypertension / prevention & control
  • Metabolic Syndrome / prevention & control
  • Risk Factors