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Gordy EyeCare Eye News: Will Metformin Help Reduce Risk Of Glaucoma
A recent study has revealed that diabetes medicine, Metformin, may actually reduce the risk of glaucoma with its users. The study revealed that users taking higher doses of metformin were less likely to develop glaucoma.
Read the full article here: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2015/06/04/diabetes-pill-may-lower-risk-eye-disease-in-elderly/
The researchers at the University of Michigan will continue to study the drugs impact on glaucoma to see if they can definitively state that metformin can prevent glaucoma.
If you have questions about your glaucoma, the Gordy EyeCare team would love to help.CLICK HERE TO REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015 written by Gordy EyeCare Team
, Dr. Griff Gordy
, Gordy EyeCare
, Phenix City
, Smiths Station
, University of Michigan