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Regular Ophthalmologic Examinations Schedule in Patient with Diabetes

Purpose:

To determine the schedule for ophthalmologic examinations in a patient with diabetes mellitus.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

compliance/adherence, complication detection

ICD-10:

H36.0, E14.3

Description:

A patient with diabetes mellitus should have regular ophthalmologic examinations. These can help identify early lesions of diabetic retinopathy and allow for early interventions. The American Diabetic Association has proposed a schedule for these exams.

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