Interaction between postmenopausal hormone therapy and diabetes on cataract.

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Summary of "Interaction between postmenopausal hormone therapy and diabetes on cataract."

We investigated whether postmenopausal hormone therapy (HT) use interacts with diabetes, a risk factor for several age-related eye diseases.


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Name: Menopause (New York, N.Y.)
ISSN: 1530-0374


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