DB’s Medical Rants: Diabetic retinopathy screening – what interval?

Dr Centor has a well done discusssion of diabetic retinopathy screening today on Medrants.  He's also coined a good mnemonic:

FLECKS represents a checklist that we must consider every time we have a patient encounter with a diabetic patient:

  • Feet
  • Lipids
  • Eyes
  • Control
  • Kidneys
  • Shots (immunizations)