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Diabetes

10 Ways to Avoid Heart Trouble When You Have Type 2 Diabetes

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Medication


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Medications alone can be insufficient


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Get fit and lean


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Lack of physical activity can be an issue


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Exercise


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Strength training


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Avoid or quit smoking


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Aspirin therapy


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Manage stress


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Seek medical attention


Cindy Uken

Cindy Uken

@CindyUken

Cindy Uken is a veteran, award-winning health writer living in Palm Springs. She has worked at newspapers in California, South Dakota, Minnesota, Montana and at USA Today. Cindy received a 2013-2014 Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism, chosen as one of the California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships, inducted into the Yankton (S.D.) High School Fine Arts Hall of Fame, nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for her work on Montana’s suicide rate, and named one of Gannett’s Top Ten Supervisors of the Year. Follow Cindy on Twitter @CindyUken, on Facebook and at CindyUken.com.