A 5-Year Real Life Case Study of RetinaRisk
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A 5-Year Real Life Case Study of RetinaRisk

  In a previous blog we discussed how “One Size Doesn´t Always Fit All” when it comes to screening for diabetic retinopathy, one of the leading causes of blindness in the global working age population. This is what our founders had in mind when they designed the RetinaRisk algorithm that calculates the individualized risk of…

Understanding the Link Between Diabetes & Sleep Disorders
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Understanding the Link Between Diabetes & Sleep Disorders

Most of us are very aware of the importance of sleep. We have been told this since we were kids. Some say a good night’s sleep contributes towards longevity. Others claim it improves our memory, spurs creativity, sharpens our attention, improves our athletic performance, and even helps us steer away from depression. Over the years,…

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…

How AI & Smartphones Can Help to Detect Diabetic Retinopathy
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How AI & Smartphones Can Help to Detect Diabetic Retinopathy

In one of our previous blog posts, we discussed briefly how technology will develop and aid in the screening process for diabetes patients. Today we will look more in-depth into artificial intelligence (AI) and its development in regards to screening for diabetic retinopathy (DR). According to statistics, 3 billion people used smartphones around the world…