What are some of the things that doctors want patients to know about diabetes? How can patients manage their diabetes and potential heart disease risk?
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“There are new therapies that can reduce the risk.”
Watch Dr. Connelly discuss the connection between diabetes and heart health.
If you have type 2 diabetes and a history of heart disease, controlling your blood sugar alone may not be enough. But, there are medications that – along with diet and exercise - have been proven to lower the risk of dying from events related to your heart and blood vessels.
Type 2 diabetes & your health
Diabetes doesn’t only affect blood sugar levels, it can affect your whole body. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take right away to help your health.
There are many risks and factors that could affect health if you've been diagnosed.