Congratulations Linda for the good A1c. Hope you come out a winner in all the tests your doctor prescribed.A1c was 5.8 yesterday ... and I talked my endo into doing a C-reactive protein on me! He also did a metabolic panel, and B12, and Vit D ...
Does statin affect the functions of the kidneys and the liver?Nope metabolic panel is for renal and hepatic function -- considering I am on a statin, that's a biggie.
Yes, I am on the max dose of simvastatin (prescribed by my EX-endo), due to a long history of high LDL and low HDL, after about 4 mos of low-carbing. SIGH. I want to lower that ... hoping that the diet is working in my favor.Does statin affect the functions of the kidneys and the liver?
Are you on statins because of cholesterol? Isn't your low carb diet effective in bringing down the cholesterol without the help of statins? Was the low carb diet effective in at least bringing down triglycerides?