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Healthy Living Tip #435

Before popping your contacts into your eyes, give them the once-over on behalf of your cardiovascular system. A diet full of fat, protein, or alcohol weakens your tears’ ability to block cholesterol from adhering to the lenses. This results in cloudy deposits. If your diet is destroying your contacts, just imagine what it’s doing to …

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Healthy Living Tip #316

Control your cholesterol. Having high cholesterol, especially if you have diabetes, puts you more at risk for kidney disease, heart disease and stroke.  It can also cause diabetic kidney disease to get worse faster. For most people, normal cholesterol levels are: Total Cholesterol: Less than 200 HDL (“good” cholesterol): More than 40 LDL (“bad” cholesterol): …