3.1 Epidemiology


The rate of diabetes in the world is increasing dramatically, and the rate of diabetic retinopathy (DR) and diabetic macular edema (DME) is projected to rise accordingly. Population health studies project the total number of people with diabetes to reach 366 million by 2030.

Quiz Module 3.1

1. It is projected that the numbers of people with diabetes in 2030 will be:

2. The most common complication of diabetes is:

3. DME is present in what percentage of people with diabetes?