New Knowledge Section Included in the RetinaRisk App

New Knowledge Section Included in the RetinaRisk App

One of the most important factors in diabetes management is knowledge and our knowledge section aims to equip you with the information you need. In there you can find information about diabetic retinopathy, diabetes in general and sections related to daily management of diabetes. The knowledge section can be found in one of the menu…

What is World Diabetes Day?

What is World Diabetes Day?

From a humble beginning in 1991 when the International Diabetes Federation celebrated the World Diabetes Day for the first time, it has become a globally celebrated event. Comprising hundreds of campaigns, activities, screenings, lectures, meetings and more, the World Diabetes Day provides an annual platform and an occasion to raise awareness about diabetes. The World…

The Importance of Individual Diabetic Retinopathy Screenings
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The Importance of Individual Diabetic Retinopathy Screenings

Personalizing screening for sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy was on the agenda at this year‘s annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), which was held in Barcelona, Spain in September 2019. One of our founders, Dr. Arna Guðmundsdóttir, Endocrinologist at the National Hospital in Iceland, attended the meeting and shared with us…

Understanding the RetinaRisk Algorithm & The App Home Screen

Understanding the RetinaRisk Algorithm & The App Home Screen

The RetinaRisk app is driven by an algorithm that we have spent the last 8 years developing and testing (retinarisk.com/research). The algorithm calculates the risk of you developing sight threatening diabetic retinopathy meaning how likely you are to develop diabetic retinopathy in later stages and need medical treatment. This means that you can use the…

How Nepalese Farmers Use the RetinaRisk App

How Nepalese Farmers Use the RetinaRisk App

We at RetinaRisk are regularly contacted by persons living with diabetes and medical professionals around the world who are interested in learning more about the RetinaRisk app. Everywhere, persons with diabetes are eager to better understand their condition and become more aware of the associated complications, including diabetic eye disease. Both ophthalmologists and endocrinologists are…