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Had laser treatment for retina damage, past 12 months

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For sample adults age 18 and older have ever been told they have diabetes (DIABETICEV) and who have ever received laser or photocoagulation treatment for retina damage from diabetes (DIARETLASEV), DIARETLASYR reports if this treatment was in the past 12 months.

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  • 1989; 1991: Sample persons age 18+ who were ever told they had diabetes (other than during pregnancy), whose diabetes has affected their retina, and who ever received laser treatment for their retina.


  • 1989, 1991