Diabetes-Related Microvascular Complications, Focusing on Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) and Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)

We are pleased to tell you that the CME course & the webinar recording of this informative webinar delving into the intricacies of diabetes-related microvascular complications, with a spotlight on diabetic retinopathy (DR) and diabetic macular edema (DME), are now available on the ATTD Education Portal!


  1. Welcome & Introductions
  2. Navigating the Intricacies of Diabetes-Related Microvascular Complications: Unveiling the Prevalence, Incidence, and Prevention Strategies for Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) by Joonas Wirkkala, MD, PhD
  3. DR vs. DME: similarities and differences, screening techniques and guidelines by Prof. Nina Hautala
  4. Moderated Q&A session with all panelists
  5. Closing & Final Remarks


  • Provide participants with a comprehensive overview of diabetes-related microvascular complications, focusing on diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema.
  • Increase awareness of the prevalence and incidence of diabetic retinopathy and its impact on vision health.
  • Discuss preventive strategies and interventions for diabetic retinopathy to minimize its progression and complications.
  • Differentiate between diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema, including their pathophysiology, clinical features, and management approaches.
  • Address common questions and concerns related to the screening, diagnosis, and management of diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema through an interactive Q&A session.
  • Empower healthcare professionals with updated knowledge and practical insights to improve the care and management of patients with diabetes-related microvascular complications.

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This activity is supported by an educational grant from iCare.