Fasting reduces cholesterol levels in prediabetic people over extended period of time, new research finds
- A large waistline. This also is called abdominal obesity or "having an apple shape."
- A high triglyceride level. Triglycerides are a type of fat found in the blood.
- A low HDL cholesterol level, the "good" cholesterol. A low HDL cholesterol level raises your risk for heart disease.
- High blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart pumps blood.
- High fasting blood sugar. Mildly high blood sugar may be an early sign of diabetes.
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