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Vopr Pitan. 2000;69(6):32-5.

[Effects of a diet including linseed oil on clinical and metabolic parameters in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus].

[Article in Russian]


It was investigated the influence of a diet supplemented with PUFA omega-3 (linseed oil) on dynamic of basal and postprandial glycemia, blood pressure, lipid levels, parameters of lipid peroxidation in 60 patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Linseed oil was used as a dietary supplement of PUFA omega-3. The results indicated that a diet supplemented with linseed oil (17.5 g/day) did not increase the effect of dietary therapy in correction of glycemia, hypertension and atherogenic lipid levels. It was not the activation of lipid peroxidation.

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