Understanding your blood work is key to managing your health and it gives you something objective to measure. Don’t just rely on your doctor to tell you if your results are “good” or “bad”, educate yourself so you know what your targets are and how you can reach them without drugs. People with type 2 diabetes have double the risk of cardiovascular disease so keeping your cholesterol down is really important. In this video, I explain what the different types of cholesterol are and how you can manage them without medications.