doctors please help! please read! my dad has high tryglycerides and he is diabetic? my dad is 56 years old and he is a sort of a diabetic. it runs in our family. and his triglyceride level is 356. but he does not have high cholesterol . he just has high carbohydrate levels. the doctor gave him TriCor 145 to take. he also gave him a heart monitor because his heart isnt working properly. we bought him a treadmill for christmas so that will help him with excerpting. he still needs to eat healthy. what should he eat, and so his diet doesn t change dramatically ? he is used to eating a lot of bread, rice, and pasta and meat. and how much should he excercize? he weighs about 200 pounds and has a beer belly, from drinking a lot in his younger days. he probably only drinks a beer or two every two weeks. he also used to smoke for about 20 years but he quit about 10 years ago. i am scared that he might have a heart attack or stroke. please help and only serious answers because this is a serious matter. and if there are any doctors out there.... please help!!!