Watch this to help understand that people with diabetes are at an increased risk for heart attack and stroke, which can lead to disabling complications.
Learn to work with your healthcare provider to determine your personal risk for heart attack and stroke.
Many of the lifestyle changes you make to manage diabetes also helps manage your risk for heart attack and stroke.
If you have diabetes, you are 2 to 4 times more likely to have heart disease than someone without diabetes. You can control your health risks by making some changes in your life.