Omega-3 Improves Diabetic Kidney Health

Omega-3 fats might reduce kidney damage in type-1 diabetics, condition, according to a new study.

Data taken from close to 1,500 participants in the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial showed that type-1 diabetics with the highest intake of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), both omega-3 fats, had improved kidney function.

Type-1 diabetes occurs is a condition in which cells in the pancrease become damaged, and people are no longer able to produce insulin. Diabetics have an increased risk of developing kidney disease.

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