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.
Polenta With Tofu and Greens Blueberry Lemon Fruit Topping Iced Melon Soup with Sherbet Tropical Pineapple Bars Cucumber Stuffed with Jalapeño and Cheese Tabouli Cheesy Baked Zucchini Green Beans with Sun-Dried Tomatoes Sugar-Free Tapioca Pudding Tamale Squares
Most of the time, we bash the lastest news about a "diabetes cure" because it is neither a cure, nor often even a significant improvement in diabetes treatment. Usually these "cures" are tested in mice, but fail to make the leap over to human physiology. Devices may work in the lab, but take decades to pass through FDA review, and still not be much better than what we already have. It's enough to make us all jaded. I know I am. But I saw something...