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Diabetic Retinopathy 1. What percentage of your patients present with diabetic retinopathy? Response Percent

Response Count

Less than 5%

22.2%

6

Between 6-20%

29.6%

8

Between 21-35%

22.2%

6

More than 35%

25.9%

7

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Response Percent

Response Count

Less than 5%

44.4%

12

Between 6-20%

33.3%

9

Between 21-35%

22.2%

6

More than 35%

0.0%

0

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2. What percentage of your patients present with diabetic macular edema?

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3. Has the number of your patients with diabetic retinopathy been increasing, decreasing, or static over the last few years? Response Percent

Response Count

Decreasing dramatically

3.7%

1

Decreasing modestly

11.1%

3

Static

29.6%

8

Increasing modestly

48.1%

13

Increasing dramatically

7.4%

2

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4. Has the number of your patients with diabetic macular edema been increasing, decreasing, or static over the last few years? Response Percent

Response Count

Decreasing dramatically

7.4%

2

Decreasing modestly

11.1%

3

Static

44.4%

12

Increasing modestly

29.6%

8

Increasing dramatically

7.4%

2

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27

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5. Are you familiar with therapies and devices under investigation for managing diabetic retinopathy or diabetic macular edema? Response Count

Very familiar

Somewhat familiar

Not familiar

Anti-VEGF Agents

48.1% (13)

51.9% (14)

0.0% (0)

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Laser Treatments

88.9% (24)

11.1% (3)

0.0% (0)

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Intravitreal Corticosteroids

59.3% (16)

40.7% (11)

0.0% (0)

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Optical Coherence Tomography

77.8% (21)

18.5% (5)

3.7% (1)

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6. Do you believe that additional education (in the form of CME) would be helpful in managing your patients with diabetic retinopathy, including diabetic macular edema? Response Percent

Response Count

Yes. It would be very helpful.

80.0%

20

Yes. It would be somewhat helpful.

20.0%

5

Not at this time. I feel I am adequately prepared to manage my patients with diabetic retinopathy, including diabetic macular edema.

0.0%

0

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25

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7. Which of the following educational formats do you find most helpful for gaining knowledge about diabetic retinopathy? (please rank order, 1 most helpful - 4 least helpful) Response Average

Response Total

Response Count

Journals

2.20

55

25

Symposia & National Meetings

2.52

63

25

Regional Meetings (e.g. Dinner Meetings)

1.80

45

25

Online Courses

3.48

87

25

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8. If we were to offer enduring materials as part of this program, which of the following would be most useful? Response Count

Very Useful

Somewhat Useful

Would Not Use

Webcast

37.5% (9)

45.8% (11)

16.7% (4)

24

Podcasts (to download on iPod or other MP3 player)

29.2% (7)

16.7% (4)

54.2% (13)

24

Monographs (offered in PDF format)

76.0% (19)

20.0% (5)

4.0% (1)

25

Other (please specify)

0

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9. Would an interactive meeting and discussion on diabetic retinopathy management and emerging treatment approaches be beneficial? Response Percent

Response Count

Very helpful, I would attend if time permits.

76.0%

19

Somewhat helpful, I would attend if time permits.

24.0%

6

Not helpful, I would not attend.

0.0%

0

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Response Percent

Response Count

I would prefer to attend a weekday dinner meeting

83.3%

20

I would prefer to attend a Saturday breakfast meeting

12.5%

3

No preference

4.2%

1

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Response Percent

Response Count

before 8am

12.5%

3

8am

29.2%

7

9am

58.3%

14

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10. Given the choice which would be your preference:

11. What would be your preferred start time for a Saturday breakfast meeting?

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12. Do you have any other comments or suggestions regarding this possible CME course? Response Count 7 answered question

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