Vision loss related to type-2 diabetes in the United States has increased by 20% in less than 10 years, report researchers. The overall numbers are still low (under 2% of the population), but that’s a pretty steep climb. And the biggest spike in diabetes-related vision loss has occurred in people ages 20 to 39. More
Topic: vision loss
If you hated carrots as a kid, you probably got plenty of finger-wagging from various adults, all of whom had the same kernel of truth: you have to eat them, because they’re good for your eyes. But, like most things adults told you when you were a tyke, you probably disregarded it as a mythical mantra, mean to make you miserable.
But it turns out, this one is totally true. More
Eating Fish Lowers Eye Disease Risk: A new study suggests that older adults who eat fatty fish at least once a week could have a lower risk of vision loss from age-related disease. (via Reuters)