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The American Heart Association's The Heart of Diabetes Campaign is Helping Patients 'Know Your Diabetes' Better
Date:3/23/2010

People living with type 2 diabetes are at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), namely heart attack and stroke. In fact, two out of three people with diabetes will die from CVD. Nonetheless, there are ways to manage type 2 diabetes and associated risks. The American Heart Association’s The Heart of Diabetes™ campaign, which is sponsored by Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., was created to help raise awareness of and educate individuals about type 2 diabetes.

(PRWEB) March 23, 2010 -- To view the full multimedia news release, please visit KnowDiabetesNow.com.

People living with type 2 diabetes are at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), namely heart attack and stroke. In fact, two out of three people with diabetes will die from CVD. Nonetheless, there are ways to manage type 2 diabetes and associated risks. The American Heart Association’s The Heart of Diabetes™ campaign, which is sponsored by Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., was created to help raise awareness of and educate individuals about type 2 diabetes. Explore the information, tools and links attached to learn more about type 2 diabetes and The Heart of Diabetes campaign, and get insight from patients who are living with the condition.

The Web site, www.iknowdiabetes.org, includes questions to ask health care providers, patients’ success stories and many tips, including the following, to help people living with type 2 diabetes stay in the “know”:

Tips available on IKnowDiabetes.org include:

 
  • Keep active and maintain a healthy body weight.
  • Normalize your critical health numbers.
  • Opt for a healthy lifestyle.
  • Work with a health care provider.
Visit IKnowDiabetes.org to enroll in The Heart of Diabetes program, which provides educational information and tools that can help manage type 2 diabetes.

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