ROLE OF FAT AND THE N-3 POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACID FAMILY IN THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF DIABETES MELLITUS – A REVIEW
 
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Pol. J. Food Nutr. Sci. 2010;60(2):99–105
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Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a world wide problem, with obesity being a primary risk factor of this disease, mainly caused by poor diet and lack of physical activity. In the diet of subjects with diabetes, it is not only the quantity but also the quality of fat ingested that appears to be of great importance. Presented in this article is a review of the role of nutritional fat on insulin signaling and its risk involvement in diabetes mellitus.
ISSN:1230-0322