Diabetes Heart Disease Articles

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.

The Link Between Heart Attacks and Diabetes

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Heart attacks and diabetes are related in a number of ways. Learn how to reduce your risk.

The Connection Between Diabetes and Atrial Fibrillation

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Studies have found that those with diabetes may face a greater risk of developing atrial fibrillation.

Staying Healthy With Diabetes: Controlling High Blood Pressure

By Amy Campbell, MS, RD, CDE 1 Comment

Learn how to prevent or control high blood pressure, a common diabetes complication.

Statins May Cut Cancer Death Risk by Half

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Two recent studies suggest that taking statins can significantly reduce your chance of dying from several types of cancer.

Detecting Type 2 Diabetes Early May Reduce Heart Disease Death Risk

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Receiving early screening and treatment for type 2 diabetes may significantly reduce your risk of heart disease and death. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

A Chocolatey Way to a Healthier Heart

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Researchers have found a possible link between chocolate and heart health.

Cardiology 101: What You Need to Know

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. No Comments

What you need to know about seeing your cardiologist to ensure good heart health.

Government’s Dietary Fat Guidelines Not Supported by Trial Results

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

New research shows that the governments CHD dietary fat guidelines were not supported by trial results

The Cardiovascular Risks Associated With Diabetes—and What You Can Do

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

You may have heightened levels of cardiac risk because of your diabetes.

Sexual Intimacy After a Heart Attack

By Victoria Candland No Comments

All the science behind sexual activity after a heart attack. Learn about it here.

Pairing Wine with Exercise Linked to Heart Health

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

New study preaches wine and exercise for heart health.

Women, Diabetes and Heart Disease

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 1 Comment

Women with diabetes have more than a 40 percent greater risk of have heart disease.

Gestational Diabetes Linked to Heart Disease

By Shayli Lones No Comments

New research now shows that two to 10 percent of women who had gestational diabetes may also be at a higher risk of developing heart disease in later years.

The Guidelines for Monitoring Blood Pressure Have Been Modified

By Shayli Lones 1 Comment

Having slightly higher blood pressure may now be acceptable. New blood pressure guidelines may change hypertension treatment and medication for some patients.