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Epidemiology and Classification of Diabetic Retinopathy

Journal: IEESE International Journal of Science and Technology (IJSTE) (Vol.1, No. 2)

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Page : 16-17

Keywords : Diabetic retinopathy; degenerative; chronic complications;

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Diabetes Mellitus is a degenerative disease that occurs in almost all organs. The disease is caused by blood sugar levels higher than normal (60 mg / dl - 145 mg / dl), glucose can not manage cells due to a deficiency or insulin resistance. Changes in the structure of the pattern from agrarian to industrial society and changing fertility patterns of socio-economic lifestyles and communities suspected as being behind the prevalence of Diseases, thereby increasing the incidence of the disease varies in epidemiological transition. Diabetes Mellitus is a disease whose prevalence is increasing from year to year. Diabetes mellitus can affect every organ system and cause a variety of complications. Chronic Complications of Diabetes Mellitus that the eye disease called diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy is an eye disease that is very scary for young children to adults. Indonesia as a developing country, is one of the countries with the degenerative disease prevalence increased most rapidly. Diabetic retinopathy is a disease that impacts more serious because it can cause blindness. This study gives an overview epidemiology of the retinopathy diabetic disease and provides description of the classification of diabetic retinopathy.

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