All Discussions Tagged 'cholesterol' (13)

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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

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

"Poor" resting heart rate or recovery heart rate -- should I be worried?

Not sure where I should post this, but a few weeks ago I entered a personal physical training program for people with chronic health condit…

Started by Kelly

24 Mar 25, 2010
Reply by DuckFiabetes!

Have you tried to use Plant stanols/sterols supplements to lower your cholesterol? If so, how effective where they?

I use plant stanols daily to reduce my genetic and dietary cholesterol. I have seen my cholesterol drop 15 points.

Started by Lorena

0 Jan 12, 2010




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