The Dangerous Link Between Diabetes and Heart Disease

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Many patients with diabetes also have one or more conditions that contribute to an amplified risk for developing heart disease. In fact, 68 percent of people age 65 or older with diabetes die from some form of heart disease, with increasing rates of kidney complications. While diabetic patients generally follow a glucose-lowering treatment plan, they may not consider preventive heart health and kidney-friendly strategies.

Join experts from University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute to learn about how diabetes affects cardiovascular and renal health, including a unique approach that focuses on the management of overlapping issues related to cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. An audience Q&A is included. Screen reader support enabled.

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