Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Talk to your doctor about the connection between diabetes and heart disease. Here’s an easy conversation guide to lower your risk. 


  1. What can I do to lower my risk for heart disease and stroke?
  2. Do any of my medications help me manage my risks for heart disease or other complications?
  3. Are there programs that can help me manage my condition? Can you give me a referral?
  4. How can I meet others going through my same experience?

Have more questions? Take a look at this Shared Decision-Making Guide and bring it to your next appointment to discuss questions with a health care professional on understanding your risk for type 2 diabetes or possible medications.

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