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Fish Oil Won't Save Diabetics' Hearts, McMaster University


6/12/2012 7:18:23 AM

People with type 2 diabetes who take omega-3 fatty acid supplements are neither helping nor harming their heart, a new study finds. Omega-3 fatty acids -- the type found in fish oil -- are hugely popular because research has linked them to a reduction in heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular problems. However, this study found no such benefits among people with type 2 diabetes, the researchers say.

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