New avenue to treat diabetes-related vision problems

New avenue to treat diabetes-related vision problems

Eye on dopamine Dopamine-restoring drugs already used to treat Parkinson’s disease may also be beneficial for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, a leading cause of blindness in adults, researchers have discovered. The results were published in the Jan. 15...
Don’t Grill!?!?!?  AGEs Increase Diabetes Risk

Don’t Grill!?!?!? AGEs Increase Diabetes Risk

Eating a lot of foods that are high in AGEs (advanced glycation end products) prevents your cells from responding to insulin, which can lead to diabetes or make it harder to control existing diabetes (Diabetes Care, January, 2014;37:88-95). AGEs are formed when sugars...