You can reduce your risk of cardiovascular diseases significantly by good control of your diabetes. Other preventative measures include
Diabetes is a chronic condition when the amount of glucose (sugar) remains too high in your blood. People with diabetes are at an inc reased risk of cardiovascular diseases. Your heart is the vital organ that circulates oxygen and nutrients through blood all over your body. Blood vessels transport blood from your heart to all parts of your body. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) refers to any disease that damages your heart and blood vessels.
Factors that can increase your risk of cardiovascular diseases include
Symptoms of cardiovascular diseases can be silent in people with diabetes and can vary from person to person. Some of the common symptoms include:
Symptoms of cardiovascular disease can be similar to other medical conditions. In addition to a complete history and physical examination your doctor may recommend you to undergo the following tests: