Diabetes Heart Disease Articles

Find Irregular Heart Rhythms With Your Apple Watch

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Apple’s new study invites you to get a free app that watches for atrial fibrillation.

A Breakthrough Toward Replacing Dead Heart Tissue

By Kent Peterson No Comments

A newly developed “heart patch” may help crippled hearts beat strongly again.

New High Blood Pressure Guidelines: What You Must Know

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

The high blood pressure number that doubles your heart risk is lower than experts had thought.

Do You Really Need a Stent?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Surprising findings suggest stents may not help many people who get them.

Common Painkillers May Raise Your Heart Attack Risk

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Here’s what you should know about pills that are probably in your medicine cabinet now.

A Better Way to Lower Your Heart Risks?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Two heart-healthy measures may work better together than either one does alone.

Heart Pump May Restore Heart Health

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Groundbreaking research finds that severe heart failure may sometimes be reversed—eliminating the need for a transplant.

Painkiller Choices With Kidney or Heart Problems

By Consumer Reports 2 Comments

What to do if you have kidney disease or heart problems.

Imaging Stress Tests: When you need them for your heart—and when you don’t

By Consumer Reports No Comments

Explore the pros and cons of getting imaging stress tests for your heart.

4 Things You're Already Doing to Help Your Heart

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Even if you may not have the most heart-healthy lifestyle, there are probably still small things you're doing to improve your heart health.

Diabetes and Atrial Fibrillation

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Because atrial fibrillation and diabetes have many of the same risk factors, it's important to know how to lower your chances of developing one if you have the other.

Air Pollution May Heighten Cardiovascular Risks for Women With Diabetes

By Tom Betar No Comments

A new study found that diabetic women are at particular risk of cardiovascular disease when they are exposed to long-term air pollution.

All You Need to Know About Cholesterol

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

It's important to know the basics about your cholesterol levels in order to know how to lower high cholesterol and protect your heart.

Women With Diabetes at Higher Risk for Heart Issues

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Two studies find that women with diabetes may have higher risk for heart trouble.

You're Susceptible to Heart Problems. Here are 3 Steps for Protecting Yourself.

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

It's long been known that people with diabetes have a higher risk of heart problems.

You Want to Avoid High Blood Pressure. Here's Why (and How).

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

A registered nurse walks us through the benefits of keeping your blood pressure in check.