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Continuous Positive Airway Pressure effect on visual acuity in patients with type 2 diabetes and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea: a multicentre randomised controlled trial

Abstract:
Objective: We sought to establish whether CPAP for OSA in people with type 2 diabetes and diabetic macular oedema (DME) improved visual acuity. Methods: We randomly assigned 131 eligible patients aged 30–85 years from 23 UK centres with significant DME causing visual impairment (LogMAR letters identified, ≥ 39–≤ 78, score 0.92–0.14) plus severe OSA on screening to either: usual ophthalmology care (n=67) or usual ophthalmology care plus CPAP (n=64) for 12 mon... Expand abstract
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10.1183/13993003.01177-2018

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European Respiratory Society Publisher's website
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European Respiratory Journal Journal website
Volume:
52
Issue:
4
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Article: 1801177
Publication date:
2018-08-30
Acceptance date:
2018-08-13
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EISSN:
1399-3003
ISSN:
0903-1936
Pubs id:
pubs:905593
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uri:0d7ad511-4fe3-49eb-b2f1-15e2534b729d
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uuid:0d7ad511-4fe3-49eb-b2f1-15e2534b729d
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pubs:905593

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