GlucoMenu® Tip of the Day:
Abnormal blood fats or lipids are common in diabetes and increase risk for heart disease and stroke.
Abnormal blood fats may include:
elevated total blood cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol (bad cholesterol), triglycerides or decreased HDL-cholesterol (good cholesterol).
Blood fats can usually be controlled with:
Ask to have blood fats tested at your next visit to the doctor.
Some people require medication to control abnormal blood fats.
Control your blood fats to reduce risk for heart disease and stroke.
Christine Carlson, MS, RD, BC-ADM, CDE
- weight loss
- physical exercise
- blood sugar control
- balanced meal plan
GlucoMenu® Nutrition Director
Christine Carlson, Registered Dietitian &
Certified Diabetes Educator