If you have type 2 diabetes, you’re probably aware of the potential consequences of the disease. Fortunately, many of those complications can be avoided by staying on top of your blood sugar levels and properly managing your diabetes. But diabetes isn’t just about blood sugar—it can also have a big impact on your heart health. According to the American Heart Association, adults with diabetes are up to four times more likely to experience complications from heart disease, which can lead to death.
If you’re one of the 29 million Americans living with type 2 diabetes, it’s more important than ever to take charge of your health to prevent heart disease. Fortunately, it’s possible to reduce your risk of serious cardiovascular complications with lifestyle changes and with your doctor’s help.Read More