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Worried about Diabetes?

Complications and risks of diabetes

As with any disease, diabetes is prone to risks. Learn more about diabetic feet, heart disease, neuropathy (plus more) and how you can prevent them.

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Heart Disease

Cholesterol and Diabetes: Why They Affect Each Other

If you have diabetes, you are more likely to have problems with cholesterol, a major contributor to heart disease and diabetes complications. By living with fluctuating blood sugar levels, cholesterol has a tendency to lower your "good" cholesterol and raise your "bad" cholesterol levels. Doctors may refer to this as diabetic dyslipidemia, a...

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The Connection Between Diabetes and Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a form of fat found in many types of food that the body needs in certain amounts. People with diabetes and high cholesterol are at risk of several conditions, including heart disease and stroke. In order to avoid health complications from heart or other organ-related problems, people with diabetes should try to maintain...

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Diabetes and Heart Disease: How Diabetes Doubles Your Risk for Heart Disease

Diabetes and heart disease are commonly associated with one another. People with diabetes are more likely to suffer from heart disease, stroke, or a heart attack than those without the condition. In fact, a person with diabetes has a higher chance of having a heart attack than a non-diabetic that has already had a heart...

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