Effects of n-3 fatty acids on macro- and microvascular function in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Stirban2010EffectsON,
  title={Effects of n-3 fatty acids on macro- and microvascular function in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Alin O Stirban and Simona Nandrean and Christian G{\"o}tting and Ronald Tamler and Alexandra Pop and Monica Negrean and Thomas Gawlowski and Bernd Stratmann and Diethelm Tschoepe},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={91 3},
  pages={808-13}
}
BACKGROUND Recent evidence supports the protective effects of n-3 (omega-3) fatty acids (n-3 FAs), such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), on vascular function. OBJECTIVE We investigated the effects of EPA and DHA on postprandial vascular function in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus. DESIGN In a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized, crossover manner, 34 subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus received daily either 2 g purified EPA/DHA (termed n-3 FAs… CONTINUE READING
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