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Type 2 diabetes: the basics and beyond

Diabetes can affect more than just your blood sugar levels. Discover more about the main players in diabetes and some other complications you should know about.

Dig into diabetes
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Type 2 diabetes and your heart

Diabetes can have a major impact on your health, including increasing your risk of developing heart disease.
The sooner you understand your risk, the sooner you can do something to reduce it.

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Controlling blood sugar may not be enough

If you have type 2 diabetes and a history of heart disease, controlling your blood sugar alone may not be enough. Find out how to best manage diabetes and improve your overall health.

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Talk to your doctor about possible medication options

Feel confident you're getting the most out of your next doctor's appointment by preparing ahead of time. Use this guide as a cheat sheet to help organize your thoughts and questions.


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Reflect on your type 2 diabetes and heart health

You've got lots to consider when managing your type 2 diabetes and heart health. Sometimes it's important to take a step back and reflect on your self-management plan. Our Self-assessment Wheel can help you do this.

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