Our Partnership With Lions Club Germany
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Our Partnership With Lions Club Germany

Starting a Partnership Last autumn, Retina Risk’s co-founder, Dr. Einar Stefansson, encountered Dr. Sibylle Scholtz, the founding president of the Lions Club in Frauenalb-Nordschwarzwald, Germany and member of Lions District Cabinet 111SN, at an ophthalmology conference in Vienna, Austria. Hearing about Retina Risk, Dr. Scholtz immediately recognised how the risk calculator can empower persons living…

RetinaRisk And The Diabetes Centre Sign An Agreement
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RetinaRisk And The Diabetes Centre Sign An Agreement

Last week, Retina Risk and The Diabetes Centre in Pakistan signed a Memorandum of Understanding outlining joint efforts to eradicate preventable vision-loss and blindness due to diabetes in Pakistan. The Diabetes Centre is a not-for-profit organization formed to serve all patients regardless of race, religion, socioeconomic status or geographic location, with the aim to alleviate…

Lions Club Cooperation with RetinaRisk Accelerates
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Lions Club Cooperation with RetinaRisk Accelerates

The spiraling prevalence of diabetes worldwide means that millions more people are developing complications such as diabetic retinopathy. Health practitioners and people with diabetes need to be aware of this exploding problem and the simple steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of visual impairment. Blindness from diabetic retinopathy is largely avoidable but…

The Icelandic Endocrine Society Endorses RetinaRisk
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The Icelandic Endocrine Society Endorses RetinaRisk

Retina Risk has received an official recognition and endorsement from The Icelandic Endocrine Society. The endorsement reflects the extensive research that has gone into designing the Retina Risk solution and the value Endocrinologists see in the application for their patients. The app contributes greatly to empowering people living with diabetes around the world and we…

Lions Club of Iceland Donates Two OCT Eye Scanning Cameras
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Lions Club of Iceland Donates Two OCT Eye Scanning Cameras

Reykjavik, June 27, 2019. The Lions Club of Iceland have donated two OCT eye scanning cameras to the University Hospital of Iceland and the Service Center for the Visually Impaired in Reykjavík. These state-of-the-art cameras can detect the onset of diabetic retinopathy, supporting the predictive tool in the Retina Risk App. The Director of the…

Our Collaboration With Lions Club in Germany is Evolving
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Our Collaboration With Lions Club in Germany is Evolving

  Last week, Dr Sibylle Scholtz, our German representative and collaborator, presented the Retina Risk app to the Lions Club of Karlsruhe, Germany. This presentation is part of our continued engagement with Lions Clubs around the world, who serve to improve quality of life for those living with diabetes and to prevent avoidable blindness –…

How to Best Protect Your Users With Privacy By Design
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How to Best Protect Your Users With Privacy By Design

This blog post is written by our privacy expert and lawyer, Kristinn Gylfason at Dattaca Labs, Iceland   The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is probably the most talked-about legislation in tech and marketing over the past several years. This is in part because it affects business, in many important ways.   When companies start,…