Omega 3s Offer Little Benefit for Heart Health in Diabetes

The results of a new study suggest that supplementation with omega 3 fatty acids has little effect on the risk of major cardiovascular events in patients with diabetes. These results are consistent with other studies that focused on general populations rather than specifically on patients with diabetes. The researchers say that omega 3 fatty acid supplementation should not be routinely recommended for the prevention of cardiovascular issues and should not be considered as an alternative for medications with proven cardiovascular benefit. Read more

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