Additional benefits of using cholesterol-lowering statins discovered

Statins are the drugs that are keeping millions of us diabetics alive by helping us control our cholesterol levels and reduce our risk of heart disease. Recent research suggests that statins make even more valuable contributions to good health. Continue reading “Additional benefits of using cholesterol-lowering statins discovered”

Taking Control – How to lower your risk of diabetes complications

Diabetes can give rise to some very dire medical complications. However you can avoid these horrendous consequences by taking control of your blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels. It is not difficult. Here’s how. Continue reading “Taking Control – How to lower your risk of diabetes complications”

High cholesterol reduces risk of death!

Received opinion is that having high levels of cholesterol in your blood-stream increases your risk of heart disease and stoke. However, a recent reliable Scandinavian study has found that higher levels of cholesterol may be linked with a reduced risk of death overall. What exactly is going on here? And what are the implications for type 2 diabetics? Continue reading “High cholesterol reduces risk of death!”

Why Avoid Dairy Products

There are good reasons for eliminating dairy products from a diet designed to beat type 2 diabetes. Dairy products provide you with lots of fat, cholesterol, sugar, and casein, the animal protein, all of which you need to minimise if you are serious about beating your diabetes. Continue reading “Why Avoid Dairy Products”

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is said to be a cure for numerous diseases and troublesome conditions. Most of these claims are not supported by any clinical evidence. It seems, however, that this vinegar may be of use in treating diabetes and related conditions such as obesity, high levels of cholesterol and high blood pressure. But is it really beneficial? Continue reading “Apple Cider Vinegar”