Dr. Swetha Raman Chakravarthy is an internationally trained family physician, and a health informatics student at University of Toronto. She is currently working in the Canadian Digital Health Space as a change management specialist.
The sudden decline in diabetes screening as a result of the pandemic has put a significant number of Ontarians in danger of vision loss. Unchecked, this problem is associated with a massive cost for the government and society. But this can be avoided with a proactive screening strategy.