Take control of your health to prevent diabetes and heart disease
One person dies every 36 seconds in the U.S. from heart disease. It is the leading cause of death. That is why it is so important to stay healthy and prevent other health problems. The risk for heart disease is doubled in a person with diabetes.
The good news is that there are ways to help reduce your chances of developing heart disease and diabetes. If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes, you can prevent diabetes. Our trained lifestyle coaches will help you make small changes. Over time those small changes will improve your health and reduce your risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes and heart disease prevention
A healthy diet and physical activity are important to reduce your risk. It may sound difficult, but small changes that you make to your daily routine really add up.
How does diabetes increase your chance for heart disease? Diabetes increases blood sugars, which can damage blood vessels and nerves. This can damage the heart as well. Small changes, such as eating more fruits and veggies or taking a brisk 15-minute walk, can make a big difference!