Just something I came across the other day. I thought it might be good information for those who have not thought about it.
Be Heart Smart – Know Your ABC’s
If you have diabetes you are at high risk
for heart attack and stroke. Heart disease is
more likely to strike – and at an early age – than
someone without diabetes.
But you can fight back. Be smart about your heart.
Take control of the ABC’s of diabetes and live a
long and healthy life. Talk to your health care provider
about your ABC targets.
A is for A1C
The A1C (A-one-C) test – short for hemoglobin A1C
- measures your average blood glucose (sugar) over
the last 3 months. Suggested target below 7
B is for Blood Pressure
High blood pressure makes your heart work too hard.
Suggested target below 120/80
C is for Cholesterol
Bad cholesterol or LDL and build up and clog your
arteries. Suggested target below 100
Yes I posted it awhile back but not to many read it.
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