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Global Prevalence and Major Risk Factors of Diabetic Retinopathy

Joanne WY Yau, Sophie L Rogers, Ryo Kawasaki, Ecosse L Lamoureux, Jonathan W Kowalski, Toke Bek, Shih-Jen Chen, Jacqueline M Dekker, Astrid Fletcher, Jakob Grauslund, Steven Haffner, Richard F Hamman, M Kamran Ikram, Takamasa Kayama, Barbara EK Klein, Ronald Klein, Sannapaneni Krishnaiah, Korapat Mayurasakorn, Joseph P O'Hare, Trevor J Orchard Show all

Diabetes Care | AMER DIABETES ASSOC | Published : 2012


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Funding Acknowledgements

Funding for the data pooling analysis was provided by Global Health Outcomes Research, Allergan, Inc. (Irvine, CA). The National Institutes of Health grant EY-06594 (to B.E.K.K., R.Kle.) and, in part, by the Research to Prevent Blindness (to B.E.K.K., R.Kle., Senior Scientific Investigator Awards), New York, New York, provided funding for the entire study, including collection and analyses and of data.Andhra Pradesh Eye Disease Study: Supported by grants from the Hyderabad Eye Research Foundation, Hyderabad, India and Christoffel-Blindenmission, Bensheim, Germany. Funagata Study: Supported by Grant-in-Aid Global COE program of the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan. Blue Mountains Eye Study: Supported by grants from the Australian National Health & Medical Research Council. New Jersey 725 Study: Supported by grant R01-EY-09860 from the National Eye Institute. Samutsakon Study: Supported by grants provided by the Samutsakhon General Hospital. Rotterdam Study Ophthalmology: Swart van Essen, Rotterdam; Blindenpenning, Amsterdam; Blindenhulp, The Hague; Algemene Nederlandse Vereniging ter Voorkoming van Blindheid (ANVVB), Doom; Stichting Oogfonds Nederland, Utrecht; Stichting Lijf en Leven, Krimpen aan de Lek; Rotterdamse Vereniging Blndenbelangen, Rotterdam; MD Fonds, Utrecht; Oogfonds Nederland, Utrecht; Lameris Ootech BV, Nieuwegein; Medical Workshop, de Meem; Topcon Europe BV, Capelle aan de Ijssel, all in the Netherlands. No other potential conflicts of interest relevant to this article were reported.