If you have diabetes, you need to be careful about eating too many fats. Some fats can raise your cholesterol level, which can put you at higher risk for heart disease. However, certain types of cholesterol—known as HDLs—are actually good for your arteries, and it’s just as important to include these in your diet as it is to avoid bad cholesterol, known as LDLs. To learn how to tell the difference between good and bad cholesterol, watch this video.
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