Role of fructose concentration on cataractogenesis in senile diabetic and non-diabetic patients

  title={Role of fructose concentration on cataractogenesis in senile diabetic and non-diabetic patients},
  author={A. Gul and M. A. Rahman and S. N. Hasnain},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
BackgroundFructose intake has increased steadily during the past 2 decades. Fructose, like other reducing sugar, can react with proteins, which may account for aging and cataract formation. Fructose participates in glycation (fructation) and advanced glycation endproducts (AGE) formation some ten times faster than glucose. This study aims to determine the fructose concentration and correlate with antioxidant status in senile diabetic and non-diabetic cataract patients.MethodsThe study included… Expand
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