Comm Eye Health Vol. 24 No. 75 2011 pp 19. Published online 31 October 2011.

CPD: Test yourself

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These continuing professional development (CPD) Test Yourself questions are based on the contents of this issue. You can use the questions to test your own understanding; we hope that you will also discuss them with your colleagues and other members of the eye care team. The questions have been developed in association with the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) and are based on the style of the ICO Advanced Examination

1. How can we prevent people from developing diabetic retinopathy? Which of the following statements are true and which are false?

a. Type 1 diabetes is preventable
b. The risk of Type 2 diabetes can be reduced by exercise and a healthy diet
c. Good control of blood pressure reduces the risk of developing retinopathy
d. The newest blood pressure drugs are better for prevention of diabetic retinopathy than older, cheaper medicines

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