By Jack Challem
By now you know that people with diabetes have a higher than average risk of developing coronary heart disease, so it's especially important to maintain normal levels of cholesterol, the umbrella term for different types of fat found in your blood.But drugs aren't the only option for keeping cholesterol and triglyceride levels in check. Some foods and supplements work almost as well as meds -- and without any risk of side effects.
Portobello Mushrooms Topped with Walnuts Lemon Raspberry Muffins Cuban Garlic & Citrus Pork Chops Wild Rice with Ginger Dressing Ranch Eggs Melty English Muffins Turkey Meatloaf (Gluten Free) Garden Harvest Soup Tuna Dijon Brochettes with Pineapple and Vegetables Mojo Pork Roast
Many people say that depression is a side effect or complication of diabetes. Without discounting the association of the psychological condition with the physical one, I'm not convinced that our high and/or unstable glucose levels are directly responsible for that change in our mental state. My belief is that the unrelenting need for self-care, for following the sort of care schedules that can drive licensed, professional caregivers crazy, is what overwhelms us...