Diabetes increases risk of developing heart failure earlier in life – WWSB ABC 7

Having diabetes or prediabetes puts you at increased risk for heart disease and stroke. You can lower your risk by keeping your blood glucose (also called blood sugar), blood pressure, and blood cholesterol close to the recommended target numbers the levels suggested by diabetes experts for good health. Reaching your targets also can help prevent narrowing or blockage of the blood vessels in your legs, a condition called peripheral arterial disease.

Diabetes increases risk of developing heart failure earlier in life – WWSB ABC 7