Fish oil prevents diabetic retinopathy

A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids substantially reduces the risk of diabetic retinopathy, a Spanish study has found.

The equivalent of just two servings of oily fish per week cuts the odds of retinopathy by almost half in type 2 patients, after adjusting for a range of lifestyle and clinical factors.

The finding comes from a substudy the PREDIMED trial, which looked at the effects