Type 2 Diabetes and PAD

7 Tips to Care for Your Heart When You Have Type 2 Diabetes

Add these seven tips to your self-care checklist to care for your heart and body to make all of your efforts count even more.

 

Small Steps to Big Changes: Things You Can Do to Reduce Your Risk for Heart Failure

Things You Can Do to Reduce Your Risk for Heart Failure.

 

Diabetes and Heart Disease

Type 2 diabetes is one of the seven major risk factors for heart disease that you can control.

 

Diabetes and Heart Disease: The Numbers You Need to Know – Spanish

Diabetes and Heart Disease: The Numbers You Need to Know

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Knowing five numbers can give you a more accurate picture of your health. At your next appointment, talk to your
doctor about how to keep them in target range to lower your risk of heart disease and stroke.

 

The Connection Between High Blood Pressure and Type 2 Diabetes

If you have type 2 diabetes, you may also have high blood pressure. This can increase your risk of heart attack or stroke and diabetes-related conditions such as kidney disease. Keeping a healthy blood pressure
can lower your risk.