Gary E. Striker, MD, a Professor of Medicine and Geriatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, has conducted research focusing on kidney disease and its complications, including the role that AGEs play in their cause and treatment.
Imagine naturally occurring toxic substances that are responsible for chronic disease and accelerated aging. When trying to discover why patients with diabetes are prone to complications such as heart disease, Dr. Helen Vlassara and her research team focused on compounds called advanced glycation end products, or AGEs, which enter the body through the diet. For years, these amazing studies remained...
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