Heart Disease & Diabetes

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People with diabetes are twice as likely to have a heart attack or a stroke as people without diabetes. Use these tip sheets to help understand the link, risk factors, and the preventative measures patients can take to lessen their risk.

What's the Link?

Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes - What's the Link?

When we think about diabetes, we should be thinking about heart disease as well.



Targets of Care

Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes - Targets of Care

Recommendations on ranges for blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol, BMI, and physical activity.


Prevention

Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes - Prevention

The AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors™ is a good way to develop strategies to minimize heart disease risk.


Questions to Ask

Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes - Top Questions for Your Diabetes Team

The top five questions to ask healthcare providers.




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