How often should patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) be examined?

Updated: Sep 13, 2019
  • Author: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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In established cases, patients should be examined every 3 months for macrovascular and microvascular complications. They should undergo funduscopic examination for retinopathy and monofilament testing for peripheral neuropathy.


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