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How does diabetes increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke?

How does diabetes increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke?

With time, raised blood sugar levels can damage the blood vessels and nerves that control the heart. Additionally, people with diabetes are also more likely to have other conditions that raise the risk for heart disease/ stroke such as high blood pressure and deranged cholesterol or triglyceride levels.

Last updated on 10 May 2022

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