Monday, 11 May 2015

Fish oil may help with diabetic neuropathy


Date:May 6, 2015

Source:American Physiological Society (APS)

Summary:Approximately 50 percent of patients with diabetes suffer from nerve damage, or neuropathy. No cure exists, and the most effective treatment, keeping blood sugar in control, only slows neuropathy. A new study, however, introduces a new alternative, omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil. The study shows that fish oil supplements can restore the condition of nerves damaged from diabetes in mice.

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