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Type 2 diabetes and HbA 1c are independently associated with wider retinal arterioles: the Maastricht study

Type 2 diabetes and HbA 1c are independently associated with wider retinal arterioles: the Maastricht study

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https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00125-020-05146-z

Retinal microvascular diameters are biomarkers of cardio-metabolic risk. However, the association of (pre)diabetes with retinal microvascular diameters remains unclear. We aimed to investigate the association of prediabetes (impaired fasting glucose or impaired glucose tolerance) and type 2 diabetes with retinal microvascular diameters in a predominantly white population.