The most common cause of heart disease in a person with diabetes is hardening of the coronary arteries which is a buildup of cholesterol in the blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrition to the heart. Keep your blood sugar as normal as possible.Control your blood pressure, with medication if necessary. Good numbers for diabetics is under 130/80.Get your cholesterol numbers under control. maybe with medication .Lose weight, no salt and eat low fat diet,exercise and quit smoking.
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The soluble fiber in flaxseed has been shown to lower cholesterol, helping to prevent the buildup of plaque that can clog arteries & lead to high blood pressure, stroke, or heart attack. Fiber is also believed to lower blood sugar levels, which is important for people who have type 2 diabetes. Bananas, a source of fiber, have potassium, and eating 1/2 banana may keep your body less likely to lose calcium in your urine. That keeps your kidneys functioning also reducing the risk of kidney stones
Consuming grapeseed oil is one way to lower so-called "bad cholesterol" (LDL cholesterol), while simultaneously increasing "good cholesterol" (HDL cholesterol), thereby getting your overall ratio of LDL cholesterol to HDL cholesterol into a healthier balance. See ehow.com for more info.
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