Diabetes Self-Management Blog

It’s important to know what steps you can take to guard against heart disease, especially in light of the news this week that Type 2 diabetes drug rosiglitazone (brand name Avandia) may increase the risk of heart attack and death from cardiovascular causes. This article focuses on risk factors that can be modified and questions you can ask your health-care provider to make sure that you are taking all the right preventive steps.

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And remember that articles on a wide variety of diabetes topics are always available in our magazine archives section!

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Heart Health
Self-Manage Your Blood Pressure (09/02/14)
Pistachios Offer Protection for People With Diabetes (08/29/14)
Which Butter (or Spread) Is Better? (07/28/14)
High-Salt Diet Doubles Heart Risk in Type 2 Diabetes (07/25/14)

Diabetic Complications
You Can Fight Chronic Pain With Food (11/10/14)
Mediterranean Diet May Benefit Kidneys (11/06/14)
Statins May Reduce Risk of Nerve Damage, Other Diabetes Complications (09/18/14)
New Approach for Neuropathy Pain? (08/18/14)

 

 

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