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Understanding Cholesterol

If you have diabetes, you’ll hear your healthcare team talking to you about cholesterol quite a lot. This is because high cholesterol is more likely in diabetes and high cholesterol is not good for cardiovascular health. We also know high glucose level …

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Why cholesterol is important and how to lower it with lifestyle choices

Although blood glucose levels tend to be the primary concern in diabetes, there are a number of other systems which may be effected secondary to the diabetes. One of the most important considerations is your cardiovascular health. I have previously dis …

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Diet and Stroke

Reducing the Risk of Stroke through Diet A stroke is caused when there is a lack of blood and therefore oxygen and nutrients to the brain.  The effects of a stroke depend on what area of the brain is affected.  Three types; thrombotic, embolic and haem …

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