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When did you or your child last have your eyes checked for diabetic retinopathy?

 
      Within the last year, by an ophthalmologist (eye physician)  
  62%   399  
      Within the last year, by my personal physician  
  2%   14  
      Within the last year, by someone else  
  3%   20  
      Over a year ago, but less than two years  
  6%   40  
      Over two years ago  
  2%   19  
      Never  
  19%   127  
      Other  
  2%   18  
 

When did you or your child last have your eyes checked for diabetic retinopathy?

Poll dates: June 18 - 25, 2000
Total Votes: 637

Diabetic retinopathy is a potential complication from diabetes. The American Diabetes Association recommends annual eye exams for children over 12 years of age who have had diabetes for more than five years to help identify any changes in the retina. If you or your child hasn't had an eye exam for diabetic retinopathy, and you've had diabetes for five years or more, you should ask your diabetes team about scheduling an exam.

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