Diabetes and Heart Health
People with diabetes should be aware of their heart health. Having diabetes makes heart attack and stroke more likelybut it doesn’t have to. Research has shown that people with diabetes can lower their risk for heart disease and other heart problems by managing the ABC’s of diabetesA1C, Blood Pressure, Cholesteroland 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 Heart Health
Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke (Booklet)
Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke: What You Need to Know (Fact Sheet in English and Spanish)
Prevent diabetes problems: Keep your heart and blood vessels healthy (Booklet in Spanish)