If you have diabetes, it’s important to pay attention to your heart health. Heart disease is a common complication of diabetes. In fact, people with diabetes are 3 times more likely to die of heart disease compared to those who don’t have diabetes. The good news is that there are a number of things you can do to reduce your risk.
As children we’re told to floss and brush our teeth to prevent cavities. But with diabetes, good oral health becomes especially important to avoid future complications of the mouth. After all, mouth issues are nothing to smile about.
Achieving your A1C target can help you prevent or delay diabetes complications. This may mean taking one or more medications, in conjunction with healthy eating and weight loss. Read this expert blog to learn more about early diabetes treatment intervention.
Routine diabetes health checks are an important way that your healthcare team can assess your diabetes management and your risk for complications. Read this article to learn more about diabetes health checks.
People with diabetes are at risk of high blood pressure. That’s why it’s important to know your blood pressure targets and strive to reach them.
Many people with diabetes experience minor digestive disorders. For example, almost 60% are affected by constipation.