Lower Cholesterol? Try Diachieve Omega-3

Omega-3 fatty acids are getting a lot of attention these days from both the American Diabetes (ADA) and American Heart (AHA) Associations, especially for its benefits (lower cholesterol, lower blood pressure) to those people with diabetes who also have high cholesterol and/or high blood pressure.

Both the ADA and AHA agree that Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is the most common cause of death for people with diabetes, both type 1 and type 2. Since CVD is a disease of the heart and blood vessels, people with high cholesterol and/or high blood pressure are especially at risk.

High Cholesterol

According to the ADA, “Lipids and cholesterol can build up along the walls of the blood vessels and lead to atherosclerosis, the narrowing, hardening, or clogging of blood vessels. Atherosclerosis is a common cause of CVD in people with diabetes and can lead to a myocardial infarction, which is commonly known as a heart attack. The risk of CVD can be reduced by careful monitoring and regulation of blood pressure and cholesterol.”[1]

The ADA also states, “Omega-3 fatty acids help prevent clogging of the arteries.”[2]

The AHA agrees, “Omega-3 fatty acids slow the growth rate of atherosclerosclerotic plaque”[3]

High Blood Pressure

Healthy arteries are made of muscle and a semi-flexible tissue that stretches like elastic when the heart pumps blood through them. The more forcefully that blood pumps, the more the arteries stretch to allow blood to easily flow. Over time, if the force of the blood flow is often high, the tissue that makes up the walls of arteries gets stretched beyond its healthy limit. You may not feel that anything is wrong, but high blood pressure can permanently damage your heart, brain, eyes and kidneys before you feel anything. High blood pressure can often lead to heart attack, heart failure, stroke, kidney failure and other health consequences. According to the AHA, “Omega-3 fatty acids may help lower blood pressure.”[3]

Highly Researched & Doctor Recommended

Omega-3s are one of the most highly researched and clinically proven nutrients in the world and one that many physicians recommend and take themselves. In addition to the heart benefits, omega 3s have also been proven to help with other diabetes complications such as those of the eyes, kidneys and nerves.

Norbert Moskovits, M.D., FACC, FCCP recommends Diachieve Omega-3 to Lower Cholesterol & Blood Pressure“I recommend Diachieve Omega-3 because it contains optimal amounts of EPA and DHA. It can help prevent heart disease and other complications for those with diabetes and for those without diabetes, and is also beneficial in people who already suffer from heart disease.” – Norbert Moskovits, M.D., FACC, FCCP: Director, Heart Failure Program; Associate Director Of Clinical Cardiology, Maimonides Medical Center. He has been consistently rated One of the best physicians in NY, by NY Magazine for several years in a row. He has published many articles in several medical journals and has presented his research at national conferences.

References

  1. http://www.forecast.diabetes.org/diabetes-101/heart-disease-cardiovascular-disease-or-cvd
  2. http://www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/food/what-can-i-eat/fat-and-diabetes.html
  3. http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4632

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