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Author Topic: Vitamins for Age-Related Macular Degeneration  (Read 76 times)

Offline walkerwally1

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Vitamins for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
« on: July 10, 2018, 06:56:06 AM »
I thought this article would be of interest  :
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/890521?faf=1&src=ppc_google_rem_cae_890521_ano&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIqNj8vNKU3AIVaAOtBh0saQinEAEYASAAEgIeUPD_BwE#vp_2

At my eye exam in May the optometrist found beginning Macular Degeneration in both eyes, which is common as we age.  She suggested that I consider taking the supplements that the AREDS study suggest.  I did start but wonder if it is really effective.  This article seems to back that up.
Type 2 since 1993.  Control with Metformin and LCHF diet.  76 YY
A1c 4.7% September, 2018
Living in Mojave Desert, California, USA
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