Increase in AMD risk for people with a high dGI
A recent study showed that there was a 49% increase in the risk of advanced AMD for people with a dGI (dietary glycemic index) higher than the sex median (women >= 77.9; men >= 79.3).
Chiu, Chung-Jung, Roy C. Milton, Gary Gensler, and Allen Taylor. Association Between Dietary Glycemic Index and Age-Related Macular Degeneration in Nondiabetic Participants in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. July 2007; 86(1): 180-8. http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/86/1/180.full