MAY 2015Health Tips
People with diabetes have 2 to 3 times higher risk of having a heart attack compared with people without diabetes.
People with diabetes should have a very strict control of factors that increase the risk of a heart attack such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure as well as good blood glucose control.
The way type 2 diabetes is treated may increase the risk of a heart attack and recently much attention is being paid to glucose-lowering drugs and their cardiovascular safety.
People with diabetes should know how to recognize the symptoms of coronary insufficiency because they should immediately start to do tests to see whether there is a need for an intervention.