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Assessing the impact of visual acuity on quality of life in individuals with type 2 diabetes using the short form-36.

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OBJECTIVE: We sought to ascertain quality-of-life measures and utility values associated with visual acuity in type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: The Medical Outcome Study Short Form with 36 items (SF-36) was administered to 4,051 individuals with type 2 diabetes who were enrolled in the Lipids in Diabetes Study, and their best attainable vision was determined using an Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy Study chart, expressed as a LogMAR score. Eight domain scores and a utili...

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10.2337/dc05-2150

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Clarke, PM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
Diabetes care
Volume:
29
Issue:
7
Pages:
1506-1511
Publication date:
2006-07-05
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EISSN:
1935-5548
ISSN:
0149-5992
URN:
uuid:914eaef6-c62c-4057-8c8c-0c9f8f6183f0
Source identifiers:
16090
Local pid:
pubs:16090

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