In a new study, scientists have found that omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil may restore nerve damage in patients suffering from Diabetic neuropathy. Study’s lead investigator, Mark Yorek of the VA Medical Center in Iowa City said that Diabetic neuropathy is a very costly and debilitating complication of diabetes and is the leading cause of foot ulcers and nontrauma-related amputations. The Fish oil is an attractive treatment approach because “supplements are considered very safe and could be easily translated into everyday care. It’s easy to take and should have few side effects when combined with other medications, he explained.

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