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These links between high triglyceride levels, diabetes and heart and blood vessel related disease indicate that lowering triglyceride levels should be a prime concern for all diabetics. The American Diabetics Association state that a triglyceride level of greater than or equal to 400 mg/dl puts people with diabetes at high risk for macrovascular disease, a level of 150-399 mg/dl puts them at borderline risk, and a level below 150 mg/dl puts them at low risk for macrovascular disease.
Heart attack risk, Obesity, High Triglycerides and High Cholesterol,
Triglycerides are stored as fat in your system. Excess levels of triglycerides thicken your blood. The most important step to take is to lower your carbohydrate intake. Omit sugar which raises cholesterol. Omega 3 fatty acids and Vitamin C, combined with a low carbohydrate diet, can reduce your triglyceride levels
Make sure you get your triglyceride levels checked as part of your next blood test. Eat fish, Ealnuts, Almonds and 1,000 MG of Vitamin C in the AM and PM.
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