Just wanted to get some opinions, I just had bloodwork done at the start of July and my numbers were:
Total 4.31 mmol/l (78 mg/dl)
Trig 1.39 mmol/l (25 mg/dl)
HDL 0.89 mmol/l (16 mg/dl)
LDL 2.79 mmol/l (50 mg/dl)
My endocrinologist wants to put me on 5 mg of Crestor to get my LDL below 2.0. Does anyone have any personal experience with lifestyle & diet changes that have helped bring down their LDL and/or raise HDL?
I was diagnosed type 2 in about September of 2009 with an A1C of 12.3 and weighing in at about 245 lbs. For the last 12 months my weight has been around 185 and my A1C's have both been 5.9 this year, most of those changes have been due to a healthy diet. This summer I have started to be much more active so I am hoping that helps throw the numbers in line a little also.
As always thanks for any advice & experiences that are shared!