Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.), vol.12, pp.1163-1170, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI)
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Title of Journal :
Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.)
lens autofluorescence, diabetes, diabetic retinopathy, HgA1c, fasting plasma glucose, screening, GLYCATION END-PRODUCTS, FOLLOW-UP, MELLITUS, FLUORESCENCE, DIAGNOSIS
Background: Our purpose was to demonstrate if measuring lens autofluorescence (AF) with a scanning confocal biomicroscope may be used to identify subjects with undiagnosed type II diabetes mellitus (DM), and hence, for it to be used as a marker for the severity of diabetic retinopathy in diabetic patients.