As with many people with diabetes, the real cause of her elevated glucose level was her obesity. She was 100 pounds overweight. In order to avoid diabetic medications, she needed drastic weight loss.
I’ve seen a lot of ridiculous claims about how safe and essential vitamins can supposedly hurt you, but none are as bad as the Institute of Medicine’s official position on vitamin D.
Emerging research has demonstrated that the standard cholesterol (lipid) panel is not a good way to assess your cardiovascular risk.