Your LDL is definitely high and ideally it should be brought down to below 80 as you are diabetic.
is very common in type 2 diabetics and it's aggressive management along with blood sugar control is rewarding.While tight blood glucose
control helps to prevent or reduce micro vascular complications,aggressive management of dyslipidemia along with other risk factors such as hypertension
,obesity leads to prevention or slowing down of process of atherosclerosis
,the mother of all macro vascular diseases like coronary artery disease,cerebrovasular disease and peripheral vascular disease
80% of diabetics die of macro vascular disease.Your doctor is definitely right in putting up on statins.