J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, PhD, FACS - Seeing the Importance of the Timely Recognition and Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema


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Go online to PeerView.com/EVS860 to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this case-based activity, an expert ophthalmologist and expert endocrinologist discuss the importance of diagnosing patients with diabetic retinopathy with or without diabetic macular edema early and how individualizing treatment improves outcomes. After participating in this activity, the learner will demonstrate the ability to: Describe current evidence-based recommendations for screening, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with suspected DR with or without DME, Facilitate timely diagnosis and treatment initiation, as appropriate, for patients with DR with or without DME, Incorporate strategies that overcome barriers to ensure timely and appropriate referral to ophthalmologic specialists who can utilize treatment regimens that have been shown to improve outcomes and/or encourage regression of DR in patients with diabetes.