3/1/2013

Participants whose high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels were greater than 3 mg/L at baseline were more than twice as likely to develop age-related macular degeneration than those who had lower rates, a study indicated. Another study found high hsCRP rates were associated with increased risk of clinically significant macular edema and retinal hard exudates in young adults with type 1 diabetes. The findings appear in JAMA Ophthalmology.

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