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.
Quick and Easy Chilled Fruit Soup Herbed Feta Cheese Spread Pepper-Onion Relish and Cream Cheese Dip Stuffed Endive Spears BBQ Pizza Bites Tofu and Chickpea Dip Salmon Vegetable Dip Mung Bean Sprout Salad Chicken, Barley, and Bowtie Soup Baked Custard
I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...