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Does eating particular diets alter the risk of age-related macular degeneration in users of the Age-Related Eye Disease Study supplements?
  1. C-J Chiu1,2,
  2. R Klein3,
  3. R C Milton4,
  4. G Gensler4,
  5. A Taylor1,2
  1. 1
    Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  2. 2
    Department of Ophthalmology School of Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  3. 3
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
  4. 4
    AREDS Coordinating Center, The EMMES Corporation, Rockville, Maryland, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr C-J Chiu, Laboratory for Nutrition and Vision Research, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA; cj.chiu{at}tufts.edu

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  • Funding Financial support for this project has been provided by the US Department of Agriculture under agreements, 1950-5100-060-01A (C-JC, AT) and R01-13250 and R03-EY014183-01A2 from the National Institutes of Health (AT); grants (AT) from the Johnson & Johnson Focused Giving Program and American Health Assistance Foundation, and to C-JC from the Ross Aging Initiative.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Provenance and Peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Contributors: C-JC and GG had full access to all of the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: C-J Chiu. Acquisition of data: RCM and AT. Analysis and interpretation of data: C-JC. Drafting of the manuscript: C-JC, AT. Critical analysis of the manuscript for important intellectual content: C-JC , RK, RCM and AT. Statistical analysis: C-JC. Administrative, technical or material support: GG.

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  • Funding Financial support for this project has been provided by the US Department of Agriculture under agreements, 1950-5100-060-01A (C-JC, AT) and R01-13250 and R03-EY014183-01A2 from the National Institutes of Health (AT); grants (AT) from the Johnson & Johnson Focused Giving Program and American Health Assistance Foundation, and to C-JC from the Ross Aging Initiative.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Provenance and Peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Contributors: C-JC and GG had full access to all of the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: C-J Chiu. Acquisition of data: RCM and AT. Analysis and interpretation of data: C-JC. Drafting of the manuscript: C-JC, AT. Critical analysis of the manuscript for important intellectual content: C-JC , RK, RCM and AT. Statistical analysis: C-JC. Administrative, technical or material support: GG.

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