Tips for living a Healthier, Happier Life with Diabetes
WHAT'S MY HEART ATTACK RISK?
Q:Ive heard that because I have type 2 diabetes, my risk for heat attack is the same as th at of some who's already had a heart attack. Is this true?
A: Yes. That's because diabetes is itself a risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Over time, high blood sugar levels can promote the buildup of fatty deposits on blood vessel walls, hampering circulation and hardening arteries.