Take Home Message: In an era of evidence based medicine the Fish Oil strategy continues to disappoint for cardiovascular disease prevention. The main beneficiary of these repeated trials are the researchers. Fish oil can be omitted, especially by patients who take many other medicines to help reduce the pill burden. Eat fish instead.
Daily supplementation with 1 g of n–3 fatty acids in daibetics did not reduce the rate of cardiovascular events over 6 years in patients at high risk for cardiovascular events.