Saturday, April 19, 2014

Diabetes & Heart Attacks

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People with diabetes are much more likely to die from a heart attack or stroke. Over time, high blood sugar levels can lead to increased deposits of fatty materials on the insides of the blood vessels. These deposits may increase the chance of clogging and hardening of blood vessels. Also, heart attacks in people with diabetes are more likely to be fatal.

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I've had some questions about why I was off-line from mid-October until recently. There's really a rather simple reason: I had a myocardial infarction (MI, or in lay terms, a heart attack) on Monday October 18, and I've been slowly recovering since then.Sunday, October 17 was beautiful, and my wife and I took our sailboat out into Charleston…

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