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Have diabetes and cholesterol. On medication and diet containing nuts, and pulses. Is that fine?

hi i am 34 detected high cholestrol level total cholestrol 251 as per march 1, 2013. im also diabetic and my nutritionist and dietetian has prescribed evion 600 mg per day along with calcium citrate nitrate tablets (2 per day) and celine 500mg for vitamin c with a special diet chart of quaker oats for morninga nd evening breakfast and hand ful of any nuts for mid morning breakfast and for lunch and dinner culiflower cabbage and mix pulses (moong, kala channa, small kdney beans) is it all ok and safe in my case??
Asked On : Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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Co existing dyslipidemia with diabetes significantly contributes to higher prevalence of macro vascular disease and thus needs to be manages aggressively along with hyperglycaemia and hypertension,if present.
You may continue your dietary restrictions and diet as advised but you must take medicines to take care of your abnormal lipid profile.
Your goal should be ..
Reduce LDL cholesterol below 80
Increase HDL cholesterol above 45
And reduce triglyceride levels below 150 .
Talk to your doctor for prescription of appropriate ant lipid medications.
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