News Brief: NCATS Supports Expanded Eye Screening for Underserved Diabetics

doctor performing a diabetic retinopathy screening Through a community partnership between the Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program hub at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, researchers discovered that offering diabetic retinopathy screening in primary care settings reduced examination waiting periods and increased the number of patients served. Implemented at 15 local primary care centers serving primarily low-income Latino communities, the screenings are maximizing access for this underserved population. Learn more about this program

Posted June 2017