Fish consumption and omega-3 fatty acid status and determinants in long-term hemodialysis.

@article{Friedman2006FishCA,
  title={Fish consumption and omega-3 fatty acid status and determinants in long-term hemodialysis.},
  author={Allon Nir Friedman and Sharon M. Moe and Susan M. Perkins and Yong Li and Bruce A. Watkins},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={1064-71}
}
BACKGROUND Blood levels of the anti-inflammatory and cardioprotective omega-3 eicosapentaenoic (EPA) and docosahexaenoic (DHA) fatty acids are determined primarily by dietary consumption. There is reason to believe that hemodialysis patients are at risk for inadequate omega-3 intake and, consequently, low blood levels. METHODS This question was tested in… CONTINUE READING