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Award-winning Actress
Angela Bassett
Shares
Her Personal Connection
In Honor of Her Mom

Award-winning Actress

Angela Bassett

Shares Her Personal Connection

In Honor of Her Mom

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Heart You Quiz

The easiest health test you’ll ever take:

Do you or does someone you
love have type 2 diabetes?

Diabetes and Heart Disease: A Bad Relationship

Millions of people in the United States are living with a bad relationship – the relationship between their diabetes and their heart.

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Did you know

Did you know - people with diabetes are 2-4x more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than people without diabetes.

People with diabetes are

2-4x

more likely to develop

cardiovascular disease

than people without diabetes.

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People With Diabetes and their SweetHearts

Talk About Knowing Their Risk of Heart Disease for the Sake of Their Heart and the People They Cherish the Most

People With Diabetes and their SweetHearts

Talk About Knowing Their Risk of Heart Disease for the Sake of Their Heart and the People They Cherish the Most

Tips for talking to your loved ones about diabetes & heart disease

  1. Be direct about the 2-4x greater risk of cardiovascular disease because of diabetes.
  2. Share the good news – the sooner they know about the increased risk, the sooner they can take steps to reduce those risks.
  3. Encourage them to talk to their healthcare provider about what they can do now.
  4. Talk openly about your fears, worries and needs and remind them you want them to be around for a long time.
  5. If you’re uncomfortable having the discussion, encourage them to visit ForYourSweetHeart.com and sign up to learn more.
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Television's

Dr. Travis Stork

Gets Real About Diabetes and Heart Disease

Help Spread The Word

Television's

Dr. Travis Stork

Gets Real About Diabetes and Heart Disease

Help Spread The Word