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The Diabetes and eye health project aims to:
This project will determine psychological and social influences on people's decisions to seek an eye examination, with a particular focus on three groups that are considered at-risk of under-testing for diabetic retinopathy:
The intended outcome of this project will be the development of evidence-based communication interventions that will increase the intent of Victorian adults diagnosed with type 2 diabetes to seek eye exams and minimise their risk of developing diabetic retinopathy.
The project is run in collaboration with Vision 2020 Australia and Diabetes Australia - Victoria.
Abstract adapted from the Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes
The Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes
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