Living with type 2 and heart disease risk

Living With Type 2 Diabetes

Are You Or A Loved One Living With Type 2 Diabetes?

Know Diabetes by Heart wants to empower people living with type 2 diabetes to take charge of their health.

There are several ways that people living with type 2 diabetes can immediately take action. Individuals should talk with their doctor at their next appointment about ways to reduce their risk for heart disease and stroke. The resources below are available to help continue the conversation with loved ones and doctors.

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Living With Type 2 Diabetes Questions to Ask

QUESTIONS TO ASK

If you have Type 2 diabetes, learning about your higher risk for heart disease and stroke is one of the best ways you can take care of yourself.

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Living With Type 2 Diabetes Ask the ADA Experts

ASK THE EXPERTS

Join us for a FREE, educational Ask the Experts Q&A series created to help tackle issues commonly faced by people living with diabetes and wondering about the relationship between diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

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Inspiring Stories Living with Type 2 Diabetes

INSPIRING STORIES

Know Diabetes by Heart Ambassadors are national volunteers managing their Type 2 diabetes and modifying their risk for heart disease and stroke. They share their personal stories to inspire you on your own journey with T2D.

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Living With Type 2 Diabetes: Heart to Heart Talks

HEART-TO-HEART TALKS

Informative and inspirational talks that touch on common concerns for those with Type 2 diabetes and heart disease that aren’t often addressed in a clinic visit.

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Living With Type 2 Diabetes and Kidney Disease

KIDNEY CONNECTION

Type 2 diabetes can put a lot of stress on the body’s cardiovascular system—a system which includes the kidneys. Stay up to date with the latest news and research in the fight against kidney disease.

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Living With Type 2 Diabetes Video Library Resources

T2D VIDEO LIBRARY

From questions to ask your doctor to who should be included on your health care team, there’s a lot that goes into thriving after a Type 2 diagnosis.

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