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Diabetes and Heart Health

Many people with diabetes do not realize that having diabetes increases their chances of having a heart attack or stroke. Research has shown that people with diabetes can lower their risk for heart disease and other heart problems by managing the ABC’s of diabete​s—A1C, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol—and stopping smoking. NDEP provides educational resources for people with diabetes and health care professionals to raise awareness of the effect of diabetes on heart health.

Resources for Managing Your Diabetes ABCs

Learn about additional ways you can live longer, improve your health, and lower your risk of heart disease or stroke by managing your diabetes.

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