Glycerol and fatty acids in serum predict the development of hyperglycemia and type 2 diabetes in Finnish men

This paper reports associations of fatty acids, such as omega-3 and omega-6, with the continuum of glucose levels in 9,300 Finnish men.

Lower blood levels of omega-6 fatty acids and higher levels of monounsaturated fatty acids are shown to be strongly predictive of higher risk for diabetes.

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