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Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) for type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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BACKGROUND: People with type 2 diabetes mellitus are at increased risk from cardiovascular disease. Dietary omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are known to reduce triglyceride levels, but their impact on cholesterol levels, glycemic control and vascular outcomes are not well known. OBJECTIVES: To determine the effects of omega-3 PUFA supplementation on cardiovascular outcomes, cholesterol levels and glycemic control in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. SEARCH STRATEGY: We carried...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
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Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online)
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2008-01-01
EISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:23c40dc2-e449-4b0b-a88f-b3a40aba7c73
Source identifiers:
94983
Local pid:
pubs:94983
Language:
English

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