An overlooked diabetes in a relatively young patient
Un diabete trascurato in un paziente relativamente giovane
In the second decade of the 2000s, it is still possible, in an industrial country like Italy, that relatively young people with type 2 diabetes are referred to a diabetologist with complications already underway, due to neglecting the disease for lack of awareness and for refusal to accept the disease. We report the case of a patient, referred to the diabetologist by the ophthalmologist who diagnosed severe proliferative diabetic retinopathy and bilateral macular edema (Diabetology).
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