Gout & Eye Disease

The role of uric acid in the pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy based on Notch pathway

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Uric acid has been proposed as an independent risk factor of diabetic retinopathy. Although…

Researchers suggested that anti-oxidants such as Vitamin C and E could delay or even reduce the risk of AMD in patients with gout, as they have…


“Researchers theorized this association may be linked to gout’s association with hyperuricemia, a condition linked to increases in oxidative stress and urate-crystal association inflammation.”