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Table 3 Medical management protocols prescribed to patients prior to their initial visit to the dedicated diabetic retinopathy

From: Optimizing Medical Management in Patients with Sight-Threatening Diabetic Retinopathy

Medical condition to be controlled Agent used Type 1 diabetes (n = 10 patients) Type 2 (n = 22 patients)
Blood glucose Insulin 10 (100%) 9 (41%)
0 oral agent 9 (90%) 2 (9%)
≥1 oral agents 1 (10%) 9 (41%)
≥2 oral agents 0 (0%) 11 (50%)
Blood pressure 0 oral agent 7 (70%) 10 (45%)
≥1 oral agents 1 (10%) 6 (27%)
≥2 oral agents 2 (20%) 6 (28%)
Lipoprotein Prescribed a statin 4 (40%) 17 (77%)
Prescribed fnofibrate 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
  1. Values in table are given as the number with the percentage in parenthesis