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Cholesterol Medications: What You Should Know about Side Effects, Dosage and More

Cholesterol Medications: What You Should Know about Side Effects, Dosage and More

A diabetes pharmacist tells you what you need to know about statin medications—their risks and benefits. Cholesterol and triglycerides also covered.
July 24, 2019
A diabetes pharmacist explains cholesterol medications in patients with diabetes. Side effects, dosage and more. Here's what you need to know.
Do Statins "Invite" Diabetes?

Do Statins "Invite" Diabetes?

Lipitor, Crestor, and other statins are typically prescribed to help lower cholesterol and reduce heart disease risks, but new research again finds they may boost diabetes risk.
July 23, 2019
Lipitor, Crestor, and other statins are cholesterol-lowering drugs prescribed for their ability to reduce heart disease risks, but new research again finds they may boost diabetes risk. OnTrack Diabetes spoke to two experts.
Statins and Diabetes: 6 Myths

Statins and Diabetes: 6 Myths

If you live with diabetes and your doctor has recommended a statin to reduce your risk of heart disease, you may be feeling anxious about adding a new medication. Learn the facts behind these six common statin myths.
June 19, 2019
If you are living with diabetes, your doctor may suggest a statin to help reduce the risk of heart disease. Here, 6 common myths about statins.
6 Foods That Help Lower Cholesterol
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6 Foods That Help Lower Cholesterol

Powerhouse foods that are packed with nutrition and help lower cholesterol naturally.

October 28, 2015
Not only do these six foods help lower cholesterol, they can also play an essential role in your diabetes management and your overall health.
7 Things You Should Know About Statins

7 Things You Should Know About Statins

Answers to common questions about this class of cholesterol drugs.
October 19, 2015
The first line of defense against high cholesterol is diet and exercise, but when lifestyle changes aren’t enough, you may need to take a statin.
Cholesterol and Diabetes

Cholesterol and Diabetes

The ADA's revised treatment guidelines contain many updates, but one of the most significant is a push for statin therapy across-the-board. It's a serious effort to stop cardiovascular disease, one of the prime causes of death for people with diabetes.
October 01, 2000
Keeping your cholesterol in check is a good idea when you have type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes. Learn about new ADA Guidelines and cholesterol treatments that work for people with diabetes.
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