Healthy Heart

Type 2 Diabetics Ignore Heart Health, Study Says

Heart Health and Diabetes

Drugs such as aspirin, medications that lower blood sugar and cholesterol-lowering statins and life style needs to be considered for type 2 diabetes patients. Some of the recommended lifestyle approaches include proper nutrition, exercise, and weight management. Researchers examined evidence that suggests the guidelines for preventing heart diseases and came up with the report. Heart disease top the list for the most cause of death among diabetic patients. Diabetes is among the risk factors for heart disease.

It is predicted that by 2050, one-third of Americans could have type 2 diabetes. This will make a huge segment of patients with heart disease. The author of the study said that adhering to suggested guidelines could significantly reduce the risk of heart disease.