HCMS Study Supports Early Detection of Chronic Disease Through Eye Care


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Rancho Cordova, CAApril 19, 2011 – A new study released today shows that eye exams are often the first to detect chronic diseases like diabetes and hypertension. The study, conducted by HCMS (Human Capital Management Services) Group, a national human capital consulting firm, found that eye doctors detected signs of certain chronic conditions before any other healthcare provider recorded the condition—65 percent of the time for high cholesterol, 20 percent of the time for diabetes, and 30 percent of the time for hypertension.

 

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One Response to HCMS Study Supports Early Detection of Chronic Disease Through Eye Care

  1. This validates the need to include eye exams as part of preventative healthcare along with mammograms, dental exams, and yearly physicals.

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