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Podcast Series

The Know Diabetes by Heart™ Professional Education Podcast Series focuses on the link between cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes (T2D). The series consists of relevant cutting-edge topics such as up-to-date Standards of Care guidelines and their implications for T2D and CVD, and approaches to shared decision making — among other topics. As the guideline recommendations presented on are subject to change due to ever evolving science, be sure to visit the ‘AHA and ADA Diabetes Science’ page for all the latest scientific guidelines.

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2023 Episode 10 – Cultural Considerations in Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
Listen to Traci Thompson, MD, MBA, CPE, Latha Palaniappan, MD, MS, and Alka Kanaya, MD discuss racial and ethnic considerations when screening and managing patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular disease (CVD), as well as related health care disparities and barriers in managing and treating T2D and CVD.
2023 Episode 9 – New Science from AHA Scientific Sessions 2022 – CVD Risk Management in Patients with T2D
Jane Reusch, MD, Nathan Wong, PhD, MPH, and Chiadi Ndumele, MD, PhD, MHS discuss clinical highlights related to CVD risk management in patients with diabetes.
2022 Episode 8 – Life’s Essential 8™
Help patients with diabetes manage their risk for heart disease and stroke. Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, FAHA, FACC and Jane EB Reusch, MD, FAHA discuss the recent release of AHA’s Life’s Essential 8 which was expanded from Life’s Simple 7 to include healthy sleep for optimal cardiovascular health as well as other lifestyle factors included in Life’s Essential 8 and how health care professionals can use this checklist to help patients with diabetes manage their risk for heart disease and stroke.
2022 Episode 7 – Three Basic Targets
Diabetes is more than a blood sugar problem. Help your patients with type 2 diabetes understand their risk of cardiovascular disease and the importance of blood pressure, lipid, and glucose control in managing risk. Listen to Nathan Wong, PhD, MPH and Collette Knight, MD discuss ways for patients to know and understand their numbers in LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, blood pressure, A1C, and more.
2022 Episode 6 – Initiative Update
Listen to Eduardo Sanchez, MD, MPH, FAHA and Robert A. Gabbay, MD, PhD give an update on the Know Diabetes by Heart™ initiative from launch through 2021 including notable insights, key learnings and future outlook as well as empowering patients to be active members of their health care team.
From Ha Ha’s for Aha’s
In a new HAHA’s to A-ha’s podcast, radio personality Sybil Wilkes and stand-up comedian Chris Paulswap personal stories and health tips with Know Diabetes by Heart volunteers Kim Ketter and Anthony Wilson. Listen in to hear what health event took Chris Paul by surprise and what you can do to keep it from happening to you.
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Webinar Series
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