Figure 1 An editorial in a February issue of American Family Physician proposed a simple way for physicians to communicate treatment priorities for patients with type 2 diabetes. Their "hand" illustration re-prioritizes treatment goals. It conveys that glycemic control or blood sugar (BS) control is no longer the top...
 


Loss of vision and blindness in older Americans is due primarily to macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and cataract formation. A diet high in fruits and vegetables, particularly those rich in carotenoids, has been associated with a reduced risk of macular degeneration and cataracts. Cardiovascular risk factors like diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, smoking and hypertension may ... ... Salt Damages Vision
 


Australian researchers looked at the association between the intake of red meat or chicken and the subsequent risk of AMD in 6,734 people aged 58–69 years from 1990 to 1994. Meat intake was estimated from a food frequency questionnaire. 10 years later these researchers used digital macular photographs of...
 


In his new book, Eat Right Electrolyte1, Dr. Rex W. Hawkins makes a strong case for why the modern American diet contains far too much salt and too little potassium, magnesium and calcium. This electrolyte imbalance alters the mineral balance in the body and promotes many diseases that reduce the...
 

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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a deterioration of the central portion of the retina and the number one cause of blindness in the U.S. Unlike cataracts, there is no effective treatment for most people with AMD. Its prevalence increases dramatically with age. By age 70 to 75 years, more than 75% of Americans have AMD ... Do High-Fat Diets Cause Blindness?