Fish-oil supplement has neutral effects on vascular and metabolic function but improves renal function in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Wong2010FishoilSH,
  title={Fish-oil supplement has neutral effects on vascular and metabolic function but improves renal function in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={C-Y Wong and Kai Hang Yiu and S Li and S Lee and Sidney Tam and C. P. Lau and H-F. Tse},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={54-60}
}
AIMS Increased dietary fish-oil consumption is associated with a reduced risk of coronary heart events and has pronounced effects on dyslipidaemia. However, the effects of fish-oil supplement on vascular function and metabolic profile in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) are unclear. METHODS In a double-blind placebo-controlled trial, we randomized 97 Type 2 DM patients without prior cardiovascular disease to fish-oil (4 g/day, n = 49) or olive-oil (with equivalent calories, as… CONTINUE READING

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