Sunday, February 17, 2008

Can Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements Prevent Type 1 Diabetes?

"Several popular studies have shown those individuals that have a greater intake of these fatty acids may very well have a (decreased risk) of developing Type 1 diabetes," Rodriguez said.

In those studies, the DHA appeared to prevent or delay the destruction of insulin-producing cells. Without intervention, Frank has a 78 percent chance of developing the disease before his 5th birthday.

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