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What is Heart Failure

Type 2 diabetes and heart failure can be a troubling pair. They can threaten your health, decrease your quality of life and increase your care costs. But there is good news if you’re dealing with both conditions. Recent studies have found new treatments for diabetes may also improve heart failure outcomes. Many of the risk

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Get Motivated to Get Moving

It’s not exactly breaking news: Exercise can lower your blood sugar and blood pressure, boost your energy and help you sleep better. But how do you get started when you’re in a slump? Most of us (about 80% of Americans) don’t make exercise a regular habit. Maybe you weren’t physically active before your diagnosis, so

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Make the Most of Your Medication Plan

To help you better manage your diabetes and heart health, your doctor may prescribe medication. A solid medication regimen, in combination with a healthy diet and exercise, can help reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. How Medication Helps Your doctor may prescribe a combination of medications to lower your blood glucose and reduce

hidden 2020 Episode 2 – The Patient Journey

2020 Episode 2 – The Patient Journey

Listen to Dr. Jorge Plutzky, a cardiologist, and Dr. Joshua Joseph, an endocrinologist, discuss with patients the challenges and barriers they face living with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and how health care providers can best support them.
38 min

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How to Find Diabetes Support

For diabetes care that will help you thrive, the right meds and habits can go a long way. But a truly holistic plan doesn’t stop there – it also includes a strong support system. You may be doing great on your own for some things, but everyone struggles in some areas. Maybe you’re overwhelmed by

hidden 2019 Episode 10 – Lifestyle Management for Prevention of CVD

2019 Episode 10 – Lifestyle Management for Prevention of CVD

Goal setting and discussing lifestyle management with your patients is critical in managing the link between diabetes and heart disease. Listen to Dr. Nathanial Clark, an endocrinologist, and Melissa Magwire, a nurse and CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator) discuss how to initiate the conversation and set your patient up for success.
31 min

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Prioritizing your mental health while managing diabetes and heart disease

Chronic health conditions such as heart disease and diabetes take more than just a physical toll. Keeping up with doctor appointments, health numbers—glucose numbers, blood pressure numbers, weight and others—and making multiple decisions per day about meals and medications bring a unique mental burden for people who are managing both diabetes and heart disease. Feeling