Gabriela Byskov Petersen

PhD student, cand.scient.san.publ
Diabetes Management Research

​Contact

E-mail: gabriela.byskov.petersen@regionh.dk
Phone +45 21 18 40 29


Research area

Diabetic Retinopathy Screening: Investigate barriers and facilitators of attending diabetic retinopathy screening in order to identify possible areas for intervention to increase participation.

Current research

PhD project: Factors influencing diabetic retinopathy screening attendance among people with type 2 diabetes

Aim:
  • Identify characteristics of people with type 2 diabetes, who do not participate in diabetic retinopathy screening compared to people who do
  • To investigate the impact of certain characteristics and socioeconomic factors on the likelihood of attending screening for diabetic retinopathy 
  • Identify barriers and facilitators of attending diabetic retinopathy screening from the perspectives of people with type 2 diabetes and health care professionals 
  • Explore potential initiatives to increase participation in diabetic retinopathy screening
Collaborators: Center for General Practice at Aalborg University


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