Search for dissertations about: "diabetic retinopathy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 swedish dissertations containing the words diabetic retinopathy.

  1. 1. Inflammatory mediators in diabetic retinopathy

    Author : Carin Gustavsson; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; inflammation; dyslipidemia; diabetic retinopathy; oxidative stress; TNF-alpha; VCAM-1;

    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

    Author : Emelie Heintz; Lars-Åke Levin; Ann-Britt Wiréhn; Josephine Mauskopf; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

    Author : Maria Nordwall; Johnny Ludvigsson; Knut Borch-Johnsen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Diabetes mellitus type 1; diabetic retinopathy; diabetic nephropathy; diabetic neuropathy; epidemiology; C-peptide; Diabetology; 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. Retinopathy and Visual Acuity in People with Diabetes Mellitus and Hard-to-Heal Diabetic Foot Ulceration

    Author : Anders Sellman; Lund Oftalmologi; []
    Keywords : Hyperbaric oxygen therapy; Diabetic retinopathy; Diabetic foot ulcers; Mortality; Visual acuity;

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  5. 5. Candidate Genes for Late Diabetic Complications

    Author : Eero Lindholm; diabetes och endokrinologi Genomik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TNF; sekretion; LTA; Endocrinology; nephropathy; diabetes mellitus; retinopathy; neuropathy; genetic; UCP; diabetologi; AGER; MHc2TA; HLA-DQB1; Endokrinologi; secreting systems; diabetology;

    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