High Glycemic Index Diets Accelerate Retinal Aging and Increase Cellular Stress.

Weikel, Karen.

Abstract: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in the elderly. Pharmacological treatments are not available for the majority of AMD patients, emphasizing the need for preventative care. Unfortunately, intervention trials have not yet identified any particular nutrient that can prevent or delay the onset of the early stages of disease. However, epidemiological an... read more

Gerald J. & Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
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