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Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), Cholesterol and Statins

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), Cholesterol and Statins

Good reasons to start a statin if I have Diabetes

Two specialist dietitians, a specialist nurse and a diabetes consultant have recorded a presentation called “Good reasons to start a statin if I have Diabetes – How do I reduce my risk of having a stroke or heart attack?” They cover various subjects, including cardiovascular disease (CVD), cholesterol and statins, and provide dietary advice.

 

If you would like to read a copy of their presentation, click here

For a copy of our statin information leaflet please, click here

 

Other links you may find useful

My Weight Matters. See here

IAPT – is there weight gain a result of psychological stress? See here 

NHS 12-week weight loss website. See here

British Heart Foundation. See here

NHS: How to eat less saturated fat. See here

Giving up smoking. See here and here

Increasing activity levels. See here

Blood pressure management. See here and here

 

Did you know?

Cholesterol is a type of fat in the blood which is essential for your body to work.