Journal article

Retinal Arteriolar Tortuosity is Associated With Retinopathy and Early Kidney Dysfunction in Type 1 Diabetes

Muhammad Bayu Sasongko, Tien Yin Wong, Kim C Donaghue, Ning Cheung, Alicia J Jenkins, Paul Benitez-Aguirre, Jie Jin Wang

American Journal of Ophthalmology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2012


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council

Awarded by NHMRC

Awarded by National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Singapore

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Awarded by Singapore Bio Imaging Consortium (SBIC) Singapore

Funding Acknowledgements

THE CENTRE FOR EYE RESEARCH AUSTRALIA, RECEIVES OPERATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT FROM THE VICTORIAN government. This study is supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council Grant (NHMRC) 475605 (T.Y.W., KG., A.J.), Australia; the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Innovative Grant (T.Y.W., K.D., A.J., N.C.), Australia; the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (RVEEH) Research Grant (N.C.), Australia; NHMRC 529923, National Medical Research Council (NMRC), NMRC/STaR/0003/2008 Singapore, NMRC IRG07nov013 Singapore, and Singapore Bio Imaging Consortium (SBIC) Grant C-011/2006 Singapore. None of the authors had any conflict of interest, and the funding organizations had no role in the design or conduct of this research. Involved in design of study, conduct of study, and collection and management of data (M.B.S., N.C., K.C.D., T.Y.W., J.J.W.); statistical analyses (M.B.S.); interpretation of data (M.B.S., T.Y.W., J.J.W.); preparation of manuscript (M.B.S.); critical review, editing, and approval of the manuscript (M.B.S., T.Y.W., K.C.D., N.C., A.J.J., P.B., J.J.W.). This study followed the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki, with ethics approval obtained from the Children's Hospital at Westmead Ethics Committee. Written consent was obtained from each participant.