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Effects of n-3 fatty acid supplements in diabetes mellitus

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Background

Increased intake of n−3 fatty acids has been associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease in observational studies, but this finding has not been confirmed in randomized trials. It remains unclear whether n−3 (also called omega-3) fatty acid supplementation has cardiovascular benefit in patients with diabetes mellitus.

Methods

We randomly assigned 15,480 patients with diabetes but without evidence of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease to...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
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10.1056/nejmoa1804989

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Publisher:
Massachusetts Medical Society Publisher's website
Journal:
New England Journal of Medicine Journal website
Volume:
379
Issue:
16
Pages:
1540-1550
Publication date:
2018-10-18
Acceptance date:
2018-08-03
DOI:
EISSN:
1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
Pubs id:
pubs:920635
URN:
uri:53aefe60-1c7a-4d6a-b863-41a42b54bb41
UUID:
uuid:53aefe60-1c7a-4d6a-b863-41a42b54bb41
Local pid:
pubs:920635
Language:
English

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