Dietary omega-3 fatty acids and fish consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes.

@article{Djouss2011DietaryOF,
  title={Dietary omega-3 fatty acids and fish consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Luc Djouss{\'e} and J. Michael Gaziano and Julie E. Buring and I. -T. Lee},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={93 1},
  pages={143-50}
}
BACKGROUND Although dietary omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids may confer some cardiovascular benefits, it is unclear whether these nutrients may also unfavorably affect risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D). OBJECTIVE We evaluated whether dietary omega-3 fatty acids and fish consumption were associated with increased risk of T2D. DESIGN This was a prospective study of 36,328 women (mean age: 54.6 y) who participated in the Women's Health Study and who were followed from 1992 to 2008. Incident T2D was self… CONTINUE READING