Improving Good Cholesterol Levels May Reduce Diabetes Risk.

When it comes to reducing the risk for type 2 diabetes, the results of a new study suggest that individuals should also pay attention to their high-density lipoprotein (HDL or the “good” cholesterol) levels. In particular, a review of five years of data concerning 5 million adults found that individuals with low HDL cholesterol readings had up to a 20% increased risk for type 2 diabetes.

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, August 2019