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A portfolio of content and resources dedicated to health care professionals treating patients with type 2 diabetes

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and a major cause of heart attacks, strokes and disability for people living with type 2 diabetes – yet about half recognize their risk.

People living with diabetes are two times more likely to develop and die from cardiovascular disease. Yet in a recent survey of people age 45 and older with type 2 diabetes conducted online by The Harris Poll, only about half recognize their risk or have discussed their risk for heart attacks or strokes with their health care providers.

Make a Difference

Join the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association in comprehensively combatting the national public health impact of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease by:

  • Helping us raise awareness and understanding of the link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
  • Positively empowering people to better manage their risk for cardiovascular disease, heart attacks and strokes.

Your support can make a difference in improving the outcomes of your patients. Stay informed with the latest resources and guidelines.