Cataract formation in diabetic patients and galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase deficiency.


We have evaluated the levels of red blood cell galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase in 20 patients with cataract and in 15 subjects without cataract, suffering from compensated, noninsulin-dependent, type II diabetes. The diabetic patients were compared with a previously examined group of 65 age-matched nondiabetic subjects (25 of whom suffered from… (More)