In the U.S. there are about 29 million diabetics and around 8 million are diagnosed. Being diabetic raises the risk of Cardio Vascular Disease and many diabetics will die from it. Diabetes, a condition to where the blood sugar remains high, eventually will damage the cardiovascular arteries. If you have diabetes, you can reduce your risk of CVD by staying active,losing weight or staying at a healthy weight, keeping glucose level, eating well, and taking your medications.
- The fact that most diagnosed with diabetes are not compliant with medical guidelines is of serious concern to the medical community.
- People with diabetes are 4x more inclined to die of cardiovascular disease than those without diabetes.
- Alot of diabetics suffer from high blood pressure which ups the risks for CVD.
“diabetes is now regarded as the strongest risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD).”