Monday, February 08, 2016

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Adults with diabetes are at high risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). In fact, at least 65 percent of those with diabetes die from heart disease or stroke. Managing diabetes is more than keeping blood glucose levels under control-it is also important to manage blood pressure and cholesterol levels through healthy eating, physical activity, and the use of medications, if needed. 

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Obesity

Although the causes of Type 2 diabetes are unknown, there are some key risk factors, including obesity. When a person is…

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Heart Disease

People with diabetes have a higher that risk of developing heart disease, thus putting them at a higher risk for stroke and heart attack. People with diabetes should have…

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Depression

One of the biggest causes of depression in association with diabetes is the feeling that the diabetes is in control of you and your life, making you feel somewhat hopeless…

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