Diabetes and Heart Connection

Feb 6, 2018

National Heart Month – Get the Facts

By |2018-03-06T13:30:48+00:00February 6th, 2018|Diabetes Management, Heart Connection, Newsletters|3 Comments

February is American Heart Month, a time when people think of the human heart as a symbol of love. During the month of Valentine’s Day, we see more hearts and bright, red colored clothing than any other time during the year. While purchasing a delicious, dark, chocolate heart for your valentine, use this month to learn more about your risks for heart disease and stroke along with ways to stay healthy.

Dec 19, 2017

Natural Ways to Combat High Cholesterol and High Blood Pressure

By |2018-06-21T11:57:26+00:00December 19th, 2017|Diet & Nutrition, Heart Connection, Newsletters|2 Comments

This week in diabetes management sessions, I counseled a 63-year old gentleman who has had type 2 diabetes for 5 years and was being treated with Metformin, 1000mg, twice a day. He never attended diabetes or nutritional education and had very little understanding of proper self care except for taking his “two diabetes pills”.

Jan 23, 2017

Heart Disease, Stroke & Diabetes

By |2017-01-23T10:37:15+00:00January 23rd, 2017|Health & Wellness, Heart Connection, Newsletters|0 Comments

The risk of heart disease and stroke are nearly twice as high in people with diabetes. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in people who have type 2 diabetes. Discover the link between heart disease, stroke, and diabetes as well as ways to avoid cardiovascular problems.

Serious Risk of Heart Disease for People with Diabetes

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Oct 18, 2016

High Blood Pressure & Diabetes

By |2017-10-30T11:48:15+00:00October 18th, 2016|Health & Wellness, Heart Connection, Newsletters|0 Comments

Virtually all people with diabetes know that they must regulate their blood sugar in order to remain healthy and prevent complications. But did you know that checking your blood pressure is equally important for people with diabetes? The combination of diabetes and high blood pressure doubles your risk for cardiovascular disease.

The Connection between High Blood Pressure […]

Sep 28, 2016

Atrial Fibrillation, Diagnosis & Treatments in People With Diabetes

By |2016-09-09T15:28:20+00:00September 28th, 2016|Health & Wellness, Heart Connection, Newsletters|1 Comment

I recently educated a middle-aged male patient with diabetes during diabetes management sessions who was suffering from a cardiac issue of which he had no understanding. This poor patient was “in the dark” about what was happening to his heart and he felt too intimidated to ask the real important questions. His diabetes had been diagnosed […]

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