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Cholesterol - ask your doctor to check particle size before going on a statin

I am in shape, have low body fat and a low BMI, but I have a family history of heart disease and a personal history of elevated cholesterol…

Started by Shadow Dragon

2 Jul 18
Reply by Shadow Dragon

Eggs Regain Reputation - Except for Diabetics!

I've recently been told to get my cholesterol down, or else go on statins, so this article caught my eye in this week's Science section of…

Started by Marie B

15 Feb 15
Reply by Shawn

Tight control changed my life - success stories wanted

Hi everybody! I feel I am at somewhat of a crossroads. I want to to be in control of my blood sugar so that I can be more energized on a co…

Started by Alison Long

8 Nov 11, 2013
Reply by Aimee

Differnet kind of cholesterol medication

I just saw my endocrinologist and again, as usual, he brought up cholesterol medication. As usual, I told him that I wouldn't take it. I sa…

Started by Jen

30 Aug 10, 2013
Reply by Brunetta

T1 Diabetes and Statins

Hi everyone, My partner is a T1 diabetic for the last 29 years. He is 39 years old. He is generally in good health. Over the past year or s…

Started by WWGirl

40 Oct 23, 2012
Reply by jattzl

Stopping Statins and rebound high cholesterol

I recently decided to stop taking Zocor. I don't even remember having cholesterol problems when I started taking it, just doing it because…

Started by PedsRN

14 Jun 26, 2012
Reply by KCCO

Disturbing news (to me) about Metformin...

Greetings everyone, Recently, I was discussing hair loss associated with Metformin use in another forum. Since I could not find anything b…

Started by Mr. Peachy

97 Jul 14, 2011
Reply by Mr. Peachy

Low Carb = Good Cholesterol #s

So it's nice to see some new research that backs up my real life experience -

Started by Cheri

13 Aug 29, 2010
Reply by Judith

Cholesterol Panel: Diabetics have a different standard?

I'm just wondering what you all think of being held to a different standard than a non-diabetic - is it too cautious, or of a benefit?In ge…

Started by TS

6 Jul 22, 2010
Reply by Brian (bsc)

New Cholesterol Treatment?

Came across this article, today... and I thought I'd share it, it seemed interesting:  Ask Dr. H: New cholesterol treatment? By Mitchell H…

Started by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

0 Mar 30, 2010




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