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  • Your Heart and Heart Disease

    Your Heart and Heart Disease

    Monday, September 29 2003 3:04 PM EDT2003-09-29 19:04:19 GMT
    A healthy heart pumps blood to your whole body. And to be healthy, your heart needs its own blood supply. If you have heart disease, your heart may not receive enough blood. This is more likely to happen if your blood sugar is not controlled. More >>
  • What is diabetes?

    What is diabetes?

    Monday, September 29 2003 3:04 PM EDT2003-09-29 19:04:19 GMT
    Diabetes mellitus is a group of diseases characterized by high levels of blood glucose resulting from defects in insulin production, insulin action, or both. Diabetes can be associated with serious complications and premature death, but people with diabetes can take steps to control the disease and lower the risk of complications. More >>
  • Risks You Can Control

    Riska You Can Control

    Monday, September 29 2003 3:04 PM EDT2003-09-29 19:04:19 GMT
    Many things can put you at risk for heart disease or a heart attack. Some factors, such as your age or a family history of heart disease, can't be changed. But there are other risks that you can control.More >>
  • Monitoring Your Risk

    Monitoring Your Risk

    Monday, September 29 2003 3:04 PM EDT2003-09-29 19:04:19 GMT
    The only way to know how well you're reducing your heart health risks is to monitor them. This means having checkups and lab tests as often as needing and making some lifestyle changes.More >>
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