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Increased Risks for People with Diabetes

It is very important for people who have diabetes to make heart-healthy food choices because of their increased risk for cardiovascular complications. When compared to people without diabetes, people with diabetes have:

it is very important for people who have diabetes to make heart-healthy food choices

Women with diabetes are particularly susceptible to these complications, and have a greater risk of death from heart attacks and strokes than men with diabetes.


This site was last updated June, 2014.
This is a source of information only, and is not medical advice.