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Statins

From what I am reading it is being suggested in the new guidelines that all diabetics should take a statin. I am not on one. I am concerned…

Started by twinchick

36 Nov 6
Reply by lh378

Inflammation and complications

I am a long time reader here (I've found amazing hope and resources through so many discussions). I came across this article (by Ginger Vie…

Started by Crystal

24 Oct 28
Reply by Chrismarquez

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

Statins?

Hi TuD crew, Any long standing T1Ds on a statin? Crestor, Lipitor, etc..? Just wondering if this is "normal" like an ACE or ARB for organ p…

Started by Strings

16 Jun 13
Reply by Strings

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

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

Statins and rising BG

I had bloodwork done a few days ago for an upcoming appointment with a new doctor. I'm ramping up my exercise program with a trainer at the…

Started by sweetpotater

24 Oct 4, 2011
Reply by sweetpotater

Statins for all Type 1's?

I recently moved and had to switch Endos. He gave me some recommendations right off the bat that I hadn’t ever heard before; at least not f…

Started by Julie

55 Mar 4, 2011
Reply by Betty J

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