Type 2 diabetics patients have two to four fold higher chances of developing coronary artery
disease and cerebrovasular disease as compared to non diabetics.The higher prevalence is seen even in those patients who achieve persistent tight blood sugar control.
It is believed that co existing dyslipidemia
significantly contributes to higher prevalence of macro vascular disease
and thus needs to be aggressively managed along with hyperglycaemia and hypertension
This is the reason your doctor has put you on a statin like LVASTATIN and asking you to take low fat diet.
As far as dieting options are concerned,you may take the help of a dietician who can help you in your diet plan