Search for dissertations about: "diabetic retinopathy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the words diabetic retinopathy.

  1. 1. Inflammatory mediators in diabetic retinopathy

    University dissertation from Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Carin Gustavsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : dyslipidemia; inflammation; diabetic retinopathy; oxidative stress; TNF-alpha; VCAM-1; MEDICIN; MEDICINE;

    Abstract : Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the most feared complication of diabetes with an overall prevalence of 21.9-36.8% and may, if untreated, lead to severe visual disability or blindness. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health economic aspects of diabetic retinopathy

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Emelie Heintz; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; diabetes; diabetic retinopathy; health economic evaluations; quality-adjusted life years; costs; quality of life; prevalence;

    Abstract : To ensure that the resources of the health care sector are used effectively, new technologies need to be evaluated before implementation to examine if they generate health outcomes at an acceptable cost. This information can be collected by performing health economic evaluations in which the costs and health outcomes of different technologies are compared. READ MORE

  3. 3. Long term complications in juvenile diabetes mellitus

    University dissertation from Institutionen för molekylär och klinisk medicin

    Author : Maria Nordwall; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Diabetes mellitus type 1; diabetic retinopathy; diabetic nephropathy; diabetic neuropathy; epidemiology; C-peptide; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Diabetology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Diabetologi;

    Abstract : Background/aim. The incidence of microvascular complications has been reported to be unchanged the last decades. However, in randomized clinical trials it has been shown that improved metabolic control can reduce the development of long term complications. READ MORE

  4. 4. Candidate Genes for Late Diabetic Complications

    University dissertation from Endocrinology

    Author : Eero Lindholm; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : sekretion; TNF; LTA; Endocrinology; nephropathy; diabetes mellitus; retinopathy; neuropathy; genetic; UCP; diabetologi; AGER; MHc2TA; HLA-DQB1; Endokrinologi; secreting systems; diabetology; MEDICIN; MEDICINE;

    Abstract : Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both. The new WHO criteria for classification of diabetes takes into account also clinical stages dividing the diabetic patients into noninsulin requiring (NIR), insulin requiring for control (IRC) and insulin requiring for survival (IRS) subgroups. READ MORE

  5. 5. Retinopathy in subjects with pre-diabetes and electrophysiological studies in diabetes patients with and without retinopathy

    University dissertation from Dept of Ophthalmology

    Author : Maria Tyrberg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : full-field electroretinography; diabetic retinopathy; multifocal electroretinography; impaired fasting glucose; MEDICIN; MEDICINE;

    Abstract : Diabetes is increasing worldwide and hence the risk developing complications where retinopathy is the theme of this study. The aim of the study was to evaluate the presence of (vascular) retinopathy in subjects with the pre-diabetes stage, impaired fasting glucose (IFG), and the development of retinopathy in these subjects during five years. READ MORE