By Jack Challem
By now, you know that people with diabetes have a higher-than-average risk of developing coronary heart disease, so it’s especially important to maintain normal levels of cholesterol, an umbrella term for the different types of fat found in your blood. Good news: Drugs aren’t the only option for keeping cholesterol and triglyceride levels in check. Some foods and supplements work almost as well as meds—and without any risk of side effects. Check out these tips to help you lower cholesterol naturally.